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>> good morning, 5:00 a.m. on this friday, november 14. here's what's happening. >> we're waking up to testers near the freezing mark and there could slick spots to slow down your commute this morning. >> a date is set for the atlantic city taj mahal casino. >> there's a reason to get outside and play this coming winter. an icy attraction is expected to open in center city today. >> let's go over to david and
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karen with weather and traffic. >> reporter: right now we have precipitation clearing the coast. you can see the rain and snow mix that came through last night. some of you did get a little bit of snow on the lawns, the roads are in good shape this morning. we're looking at the return of partly sunny conditions, as well. 37 degrees, the cool air is definitely in place. we're down to the freezing mark in allentown. 33 in reading, 36 in wilmington, 34 in trenton 37 down the shore. we're looking at a noticeable breeze blowing through the region. 10 miles per hour in philadelphia. not horrific winds, but when you start out with temperatures in the 30s it's easy to get the windchills in the 20s. that's what we've got in spots. 28 degrees in philadelphia, feels like 30 in philadelphia. so bundle up. heading out to start the car or catch the school bus, it will be in the mid 30s and partly cloud and breezy. 37 degrees by 9:00.
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41 by noon. 3:00 p.m. 44 degrees, 45 is the high. back in the 30s by 6:00 p.m. >> reporter: this is lansdale doylestown road, we can see the snow is on the grass. with temperatures continuing to drop you've got to watch for a slick spot or two, we're not seeing too many of them yet. on the big picture you can see the speeds are fine in the 50s for the most part on the mainhio problems or delays looking good on the boulevard. we've got a dark shot right there. we'll skip to new jersey. that's 42 northbound at creek road. a little damp here, too, but no problems to set you off on friday morning, tam. >> though first snowflakes of
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the season gave us a taste of winter last night. katherine scott is live at dilworth park where an icy treat is about to open up, good morning catherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, today is the official opening of the ice rink, the lights are on, the ice is cold and the wind is making it feel like winter even though winter hadn't officially arrived yet. you can see the flags blowing in the wind a little bit, but it was last night's light snow making it look like old man winter was coming to town. >> not ready for it. >> reporter: not ready here it comes, weather you were in morgantown or downingtown, for some it was just a little too early. >> definitely too early. i'm trying to to go to pittsburgh tomorrow. >> reporter: while the snowflakes fell in some spots it was time to lace up the skates in center city. the new rothman ice rink at
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dilworth park hosted a soft opening before today's grand opening. the space in front of city hall has been under construction for more than two years. the 55 million-dollar park is replacing the 1970s vintage dilworth plaza. >> it's fun to have a rink downtown and be able to come out on a night like tonight and enjoy the rink. >> reporter: it's it's quiet, but later for the grand opening we'll see performances on the ice and boys choir and knowledge ro -- karen rogers. if you're walking out to the rink bundle up, the winds make it feel colder, so bundle up. katherine scott. >> if ever wondering what's going on with the weather go to
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dark/weather where you can get hourly and seven-day forecast. >> happening today philadelphia's most notorious kidnapping suspect will be back in court this morning. delvin barns is accused of abducting carlesha freeland-gaither off a germantown sidewalk earlier this month. banks in berks and lancaster county will merge in two years. it's expected to save $4.7 million over the next five years. officials say fares will not change, and service will become more efficient. 7 manag ial jobs will be cut. trump entertainment resort
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said taj will close. it will terminate the union contract and cancel health insurance and pension coverage. 3,000 people lose their job if the taj shut their doors. the gambling revenue fell $17 million last month compared to october of 2013. it was the only casino open in ac that saudi crease in wings. trop and golden nugget increased their revenues by 70%. regular to say this means atlantic city is finally stabilizing from a painful contraction. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you the precipitation from last evening is over. as we head outside we have chilly conditions out there. temperatures as you will see are large ily in the 30s. there's a bit of a breeze blowing and knocking the windchills down in the 20s in
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a lot of neighborhoods. 37 degrees in philadelphia. definitely weather cool enough for a coat and maybe gloves and hat. 32 in allentown, 33 in reading and 37 in sea isle city and up the coast in beach haven. as we look at satellite and radar there's the rain that came through last night, mixing with snow in spots, we did get snow on grassy surfaces, in fact some of it made into parts of south jersey and philadelphia saw the first snowflakes overnights, as well. as we look at conditions for the rest of the day, well, the precipitation is over and we're looking at clouds in the morning changing over to partly sunny skies. the factor today will be the cold wind. in allentown a high of 41. it will feel like the 30s most of the time because of a breeze running 12 to 25 miles per hour partly sunny with with the cold, chilly wind in atlantic city, 45 there. in philadelphia. we'll go to 45. i said to somebody in the
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newsroom, i said this doesn't sound that bad. he said yes it does. what's worse you have a chilly wind running 12 to 25 miles per hour. here's how temperatures are going to roll, 11:00, 40. 45 by 2:00. that's the high. and 40 degrees by 5:00 p.m. generally speaking we're expecting a mix of sun and clouds. if you're heading to a high school football game, bundle up. 34 by 10:00 p.m. winds running northwest five to ten miles per hour. not too strong, but aiblghts of wind can -- a little bit of winds can add to the discomfort factor. saturday, high pressure returns, breezy, windchills in the 30s high of 44 or so in philadelphia. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 45 is today's high, winds and feeling cold the rest of the way today. sunny and chilly on saturday, 45. increasing clouds on sunday,
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50 degrees, there could be increasing rain at night. a lot of you aren't happy about the cold temperatures. some of you like it and the change of season. eagles play gains the packers at 4:25 they will be in the 20s the whole time. on monday, cloudy, rainy, there's one model that has it a little bit cooler at times so we might mix in the wet snow, right now we're going for a rain event. tuesday and windy and cooler, 38. 38 again on wednesday. sorry about that. >> no end in sight for the cold. >> reporter: pretty much. >> developing this morning an officer is forced to open fire when a knife-wielding man walks up to a navy base in new england. >> a massive search is underway for a tiger that is prowling around town near paris. >> reporter: looking live at king of prussia 202 at the schuylkill expressway roads are drying out.
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the overnight construction has cleared, but there are spots where there's snow on the grass. we'll show it when we come back. >> research may end the debate over what is a better pet, a cat or a dog. >> you're going there? >> yeah, we're going to go there. ♪ come and get it ♪ get it, get it ♪ when you're ready, come and get it ♪ ♪ na na na na ♪ na na na na na na na ♪ ♪ when you're ready, come and get it ♪ ♪ na na na na... female announcer: it's a great big world and it can all be yours. here and only here. ♪ come and get it.
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>> welcome back you're taking a live look looking at the schuylkill expressway and looking at the traffic, getting going there. not too bad out there, even though you will see white stuff on the lawns, the roads are clear. >> karen is looking at the cameras, what are you seeing? >> reporter: i have, let's check the suburbs and show you what it
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looks like, this is north wales, approaching welsh road. we can see southbound traffic looking good at this point, the main roads clear and drying out. you can see under the light, a little bit of snow on the grass right here. that's about it right now. you can see that as you're traveling. we're watching for a slick spot or two, we're not seeing any problems at the moment. upper valley road lower valley road this is new in gwynedd township. we have a vehicle fire. watch for the emergency responders responding to the scene. lays are looking good right now. in mount laurel, burlington county we have construction to warn you today through monday. northbound mount laurel road closes, stick to hartford or elbow lane. let's check storm tracker 6 live double scan we can see the snow showers and the rain from
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yesterday just about out of here. showers left over in dover, delaware and cape may. it's out there. this is what it feels like, 32 in allentown. feels like 24 in reading. 28 in wilmington and dover, 35 in millville. 30 in the city, it's a chilly start. the winds are kicking up today. >> i'll bundle up. thank you, karen. developing overnight police are investigating an attack at the navel submarine base in connecticut. a man with a knife try to to get through the pedestrian gate. officer fired shots and ricocheted bullets hit another officer and police caught the knife-wielding man. he is okay and will undergo psychologic valuation. an 18-year-old student was
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found not breathing at a frat house he is in the hospital and under intensive care. another students were arrested on alcohol related charges police are investigating both incidents. formers flier scott hartnell are playing well for columbus, but the blue jackets are not having lost nine straight. a native son of millville, new jersey won the american league m.v.p. award. else the unanimous m.v.p. pick in major league history. he set career highs in home runs. rbi, 111th. he finished runner-up. he was the m.v.p. of this year's all star game. reading the newspaper was more interesting than the sixers game last night. the mavericks steam rolled the sixers in dallas winning 53
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points. the worst loss in 21 years. the sixers are 0-8 now. >> ouch. 5:16. more americans are quitting their jobs and that's a good sign for the economy. >> researchers find americans are making 1 million doctors visits for eye infections each year. >> reporter: lisa our facebook follower from elverson pennsylvania showing snow on grassy surfaces. bundle up, it's going to feel like 20s in a lot of neighborhoods
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>> it was opening night of the franklin square holiday festival, who better to kick it off, than ben franklin himself.
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organizers claim these are the first holiday night of the season. people warmed up with a pint of beer or hot chocolate. >> reporter: those organizers didn't seeny friend nick on the streets. because he is already lighting it up. i-95 at girard avenue looking good, everything is fine at this moment. no problems on the highways. 10:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the ramp from i-95 northbound to girard will close for construction. mass transit, septa regional rails ten minute delays possible because of slippery track also. new jersey river line on saturday schedule because of systems communications problems, we'll watch for that, but still running on saturday. >> reporter: the weather story this morning is how wintry it feels. 37 degrees by 9:00. if you're holding off a little
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later in the rush hour to head to the bus stop or the el it will be cold. noon, 41 degrees, 3:00 p.m., 44 your high today is 45 degrees, we'll hit that at 2:00. we're back down in the upper 30s by 6:00. with a little bit of a wind blowing despite the fact we get into the mid 40s, it will feel like the 30s despite the afternoon high -- height of the afternoon heating. on the big board, there is precipitation in boston be mainly rain. you might want to check with your airline in case there's an issue flying to boston in that precipitation, tam. >> going on "action news" at 11:00 it's a dream come true for a philadelphia mother and grandmother. she has become a medical pioneer, she is the first of what could be miracles tore a number of people. >> reporter: we can replace warn out knees and give amputees new
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hands to hold their children, but we haven't been able to make the blind see again, until right now. join me tonight to learn how it happened for this woman and the unexpected changes its made in her life. >> going on in "healthcheck" one of the main calls of eye infections is sloppy care of contacts. an infection of the cornea is a mild inadammation of the -- inadammation of the corn >> when more people are quitting jobs you know the economy is doing good. reena ninan has america's money. >> reporter: americans are quitting their jobs voluntarily at the fastest rate in more than 6 years.
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2.8 million in september that's good because people tend to quit when they accepted a better offer. motor trend magazine named the volkswagen gulph it's support and comfortable. hollywood expects dumb and dumber to have a strong opening this weekend. jim carry and jeff daniels play two friends on a road trip. dip into the young market with tacos designed for dipping. that's america's money, i'm reena ninan. >> if they don't look like to tacos they are not tacos. up next a search for a tiger that's out on the loose in
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international airport. a massive search continues this morning for a tiger on the loose in a town west of paris. a witness snapped a picture of the big cat yesterday. nobody knows where the animal came from. a big cat preserve said all the tigers are accounted for. in the morning buzz, this is fascinating. we're dog people, but cats are the most popular pet. sometimes they can be very loving, sometimes you do my thing -- you do your thing and i will do my thing. cats are more similar to their ancestors than dogs. when man went from hunting to farming, the cats came around
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eating mice and didn't need men. if you're looking for the pet that would be most loving, i guess you could say it's in the dna the dog will slobber all over yore face, the cat maybe, maybe not. >> all that you said makes complete sense. >> are you saying i'm right? >> absolutely. >> that's a new one. >> homeland security review shows more flaws that led to the breach of white house security and allowed an armed intruder inside. new england patriots are doing damage control after the release of an offensive tweet. we'll tell you what went on right there after "action news" comes right back. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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>> this morning on "action news," a taste of winter, temperatures near freezing, the first flakes of the season combine for a chilly morning as you head out the door. >> fire inside a philadelphia highrise, the apartment building had to be evacuated overnight. >> a scathing new report about the secret service what the
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government review found out about the man who was able to get into the white house. >> hello everyone, 5:30, friday.o the white house. david and karen are here, good morning. >> reporter: we're starting out with cloudy skies, but breaks on the way, though. here's the precipitation that came through overnight. some of you got a coating, or a bit more than a coating. roads were not impacted by this, but we got the first flakes of the season. if you're traveling to boston, rhode island or hartford we had snow up there. check with your airlines to make sure things are a-okay at the airports. 37 degrees in philadelphia. 36 in wilmington. 32 in allentown and 34 in trenton. the winds which are not that strong yet are a factor, 10 miles per hour in philadelphia. 12 in wilmington that's giving you windchills in spots making it feel like the 20s, including wilmington and trenton and philadelp

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