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good morning, it is 7:00 a.m., sunday 0 more often 0, here's what we're working on for you on "action news." a dramatic rescue at a home that caught fire. it is an important day for christians when many celebrate palm sunday. first we are turning a day on the calendar, the first day of spring will feel like winter.
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we're be live at the commodor barry bridge, we have sun and clouds in the sky. we have a mixed bag today, some rain and some snow, at least we're not looking at a a lot of white stuff. let's go outside with meteorologist chris sowers with more in accuweather. >> reporter: my goodness for the first day of spring these numbers are chilly. temperatures north and west, low to mid 30s, south and east, low 30s. saint davids, 34. chester, 36. center city, 38. glassboro, 37. gandys beach and vineland, 36. hammonton, 35. here's satellite and radar, we actually had a mixed bag yesterday afternoon. it start the out as rain showers and wet snowflakes mixed in no accumulation. that pushed off the coast. we're stuck with cloudy conditions this morning and
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spritzes and sprinkles to the south. double scan live we have sprinkles through cape may and the wildwoods and stone harbor. that's the last of it, most of us are dry this morning. we expect to see rain showers push through the area that will mix with wet snow during the evening hours and change over to all snow overnight tonight. 11:00 a.m., 40 degrees, 1:00 p.m., 44. 3:00 p.m., 45. and 5:00 p.m., 44 degrees. later on is when we expect to see a couple of rain and snow showers developing. when we come back we'll see accumulation in parts of the area we'll talk about what to expect in your neighborhood and have a snowfall map for you and a nice warm up in the seven-day forecast. it's all straight ahead. nydia. keep your devices open to storm tracker 6 live/weather. connect with our meteorologists
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on facebook and twitter. if you're just waking up with us, 7:02. firefighters had to rescue a person from a home in delaware county. crews used chain sauce to gain act -- chain saws to gain access through the roof. home. one person was rescued from a third floor room and taken to crozer-chester medical center for treatment. the fire spread to two vacant homes before firefighters got the upper hand. no word on what caused the fire. police took a man into custody for allegedly starting a fire in west kensington overnight. firefighters were called to the home on custer street. police say the man started a fire by lighting up curtains. a mother of the homeless man charged with attacking a pennsylvania supreme court justice says her son battled
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schizophrenia for years. police say james paul puddle judge kevin dougherty in the face. the suspect's mother said her 26-year-old son was diagnosed with schizophrenia when he was 19. she said he reliesed taking the -- resisted taking the drugs he needs because they make him feel like a zombie. a place where they can keep him and not give him the option of leaving. >> reporter: he had two perceives convictions for dui and simple assault. he faces simple assault and reckless endangerment charges. animal control officers were notified after police received a tip about what was happening on the 7900 block of marsdan street. 15 small dogs and cats were
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taken away from the spca. it's not clear if the homeowner will face any charges. donald trump remarks on immigration were met with protesters. protesters gathered outsie of the events held for the republican frontrunner. >> reporter: a protesters wearing a kkk hood sparked a fight. the other guy is wearing a ku klux klan outfit. these are bad people. i'm telling you. >> reporter: earlier in phoenix pro testers blocked the main road leading to the rally, some chaining themselves to cars. in new york, thousands of protesters clashed with trump supporters outside the trump tower. he represents the worst parts of america. >> reporter: the frontrunner predicts he elwin the presidentl nomination. you know the expression to be the future of the republican
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party to have to go through trump, right? >> reporter: ted cruz is trying to put the brakes on the trump bandwagon now that the republican establishment is backing him. we should appeal to the values that unify us that bring us together that we believe in. >> reporter: john kasich still in the race disagrees. i don't care about polls. >> reporter: on the democratic side, bernie sanders dismissed any talk of the democrats unite behind hillary clinton. some of the largest states in the country, california, new york state, oregon, washington state they have not cast a vote. >> reporter: the vermont senator continuing his campaign in phoenix saturday night. elizabeth hur, abc new york. democratic frontrunner will be a featured speaker at a pro israeli lobby group tomorrow.
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donald trump and ted cruz and john kasich will attend. primaries in pennsylvania and delaware are not until tuesday april 26th. new jersey voters go to the polls later on june 7. happening today, villanova and st. joe's will try to advance in the ncaa tournament. both teams won on friday securing spots in the round 32. if they win again they head to the sweet 16. nova faces off against iowa at 12:10 while st. joe's takes on oregon. today is palm sunday one week before the christian celebration of easter. pope francis celebrated palm sunday mass at st. peter's basilica. the represents the triumphant entry of jesus into jury room two thousand -- into jerusalem, two thousand years ago. holy day end with easter with
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christians believe jesus rose from the dead. this is the 7th annual diocese of wilmington youth event. they said prayers and stopped for mass at four catholic churches. an invaluable tool for parents going through a tough time. we'll tell you about the creation to help them keep up with their tiny newborns. this video of a state trooper comforting a young child following an accident has gone viral. >> reporter: it doesn't feel like the first day of spring, temperatures in the 30s, windchills in the 20s we're tracking light snow overnight tonight, but a big storm is on the way, details straight ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. police in los vegas say a
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man waving a gun in this surveillance video threatened a store clerk's life over nachos. the 4-year-old manner grabbed a bag of nachos and walked out of the store. when the clerk went after him and demand he paid, he pulled out a gun. he got a shot as he sprinted through the store and out the back door. officers caught the suspect after a brief chase. a picture of tender moment of care carried out by a tennessee hale patrol officers has gone viral. the trooper is seen holding a three-year-old girl who was in a car that crashed after a police chase. when she arrived she found the girl traumatized after the accident. police questioned the child's mother. there are no injuries
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thankfully, there is no word on why police were pursuing the car or whether the mother will face any charges. that's very sweet. very nice. we are practicing for winter. >> reporter: it felt terrible out there. you had your gloves on. >> reporter: the wind was blowing up my back. doesn't feel like the first day of spring as we get you outdoors and see the clouds over camden. we have clouds on the increase, and stiff breeze out of the northeast, ten to 15 miles per hour, makes it feel like the 20s. double scan live is clear, the radars will begin to light up a little bit later this afternoon and especially overnight tonight, as we see the transition over to light snow. temperature in philadelphia, 38 degrees, millville, 38. allentown, 32. reading, 35. poconos 26. watch what happens when i factor in the wind.
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23 degrees the first day of spring in the lehigh valley. 14 in the poconos, 28 in reading, 29 in philadelphia. satellite and radar, we have a pocket of air in place across the mid atlantic and the northeast. what will happen an area of low pressure will develop here off the coast of the carolinas, it will pull to the north an hit the cold air and you'll get light snow overnight tonight. temperatures are mild for snow, but cold for the first day of spring. 45 degrees by 1:00 p.m. cloudy conditions, light shower activity for the jersey shore. later on wet snowflakes mixing in. this is 7:00 p.m., most of the day is actually dry. we get into the overnight hours, temperatures drop off a little bit, but we're still well above freezing, even as it's snowing we'll have a difficult time sticking. it may stick to the grassy surfaces, all the roads will be wet. right through 1:00 p.m. as we get through the mid morning hours and 7:00, 8:00 a.m.,
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temperatures are still stuck in the low to mid 30s, which is above freezing, all of a sudden the sun comes out and we're back up to 49, 50 degrees, whatever accumulation you see across south jersey and delaware it will melt during the day. period of light snow is expected overnight tonight. the steadiest of the light snow is expected to fall east of the delaware river. it is going to be delaware and south jersey expected to see the most of this. accumulations on grassy surfaces. with that said if the snow comes down hard enough, some of the back roads could slicken up a bit. most of the accumulation is expected to be on grassy surfaces. coating to an inch in the gray shade which includes the i-95 corridor, wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. looks like the lehigh valley for the most part will miss out on this, same thing with the poconos. the 1 to 3 is confined to areas closest to the shore, cape may, atlantic, southeastern burlington, monmouth and ocean counties expect to see one to
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three inches. it depends on the track of the storm, if it tracks closer to the coast we'll shift it to the west. if it shifts out to sea we'll take these polygons here and shift it to the shore. rain and snow showers possible, 45 degrees is the forecasted high. winds owcht northeast, that will -- out of the northeast, it will feel like the 20s. overnight tonight, 29 for the outlying suburbs, 33 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, a fairly chilly day tomorrow, with the breeze it will feel like the 40s. 56 tuesday, we turn it around. wednesday, 68 degrees partly sunny, a fantastic day, thursday, breezy and warm, feeling almost summer-like, 72. even friday, even though we have more in the way of clouds and showers, it's mild, 64. saturday, 57. just a brush of snow overnight
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tonight. whatever snow you see first thing tomorrow morning it's gone in 3 hours, because it warms up quickly and it feels like summer. you. you say it's a brush, is it a big brush or a small stroke. pope francis is once again approving he is the people's pope, the holy father joined instant gram. not surprised it took a few hours to reach a million followers. his instagram feed will include photos and videos from the pope's daily life. find fantasy shows.
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look at the platt bridge as the sun rises. it is the first day of spring. we are expecting nuisance snow, but by thursday, 72 degrees. a new study took a close look at lunch also in the schools. -- lunches in the schools. researchers looked at data on 4600 elementary schools. the good news they found today's schools are budget fresh fruits and -- the putting fresh fruits and salads on trays. researchers found eating unhealthy diet and failing to exercise may speed up the aging process. exercise prevents premature accumulation of a particular cell. poor diet and lack of exercise can accelerate aging. 7:19.
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a super hero project means parents of preemies can keep track of their little ones even when they cannot get to the hospital. erin o'hern has the story. >> reporter: today mark's london brook's one week birthday. at 3 pounds, this adorable, but strong preemy remains in the nicu. they say you can leave i say no way. the moment i walk into that unit, the sound takes me right back. >> reporter: kelly's twin boys were born 8 weeks early. at times she drew inspiration from, creating the nonprofit the super hero project born out of her own home it began with kelly making goodie
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nicu families. after a few months she thought of another way to help. angel eye cameras. technology that allows family and friends to see and interact with the babies when they are away from the hospital at any time. i did a lot of sitting at the hospital when he was here caring for the other kids. >> reporter: after two fundraisers and go fund me page, kelly raised $15,000 to help holy redeemer hospital purchase the cameras. they go live april 4. the goal is to have these in more hospitals in the area so perhaps the cameras can be used in other areas of the hospital, as well. i hope these cameras change a lot of lives. >> reporter: in hungd --
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huntington valley, erin o'hern channel 6 "action news."
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>> reporter: welcome back everyone, 7:24 sunday morning, we'll be warming up nicely later this week. it's cooler out there right now, windchills are in the 20s. the pattern changes over the next few days. it looks something like this, low pressure develops off the coast off the carolinas that runs into the cold air. that produces light snow overnights tonight into the first part of tomorrow morning. later this week the jet stream flattens out, it's mild south of the line, chilly to the north. all the cold air is boblghtsed boblghtsed -- bottled up into canada. temperatures get back up into
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the 60s and 70s later this week so we've got one more little chilly air mass today, things start to rebound actually as early as tomorrow. 45 degrees this afternoon, rain or snow shower developing late. transitioning over to light snow tonight. 50 degrees partly sunny and breezy tomorrow. thanks for the update. turning to sports, two local teams try to dance on to the sweet 16. a painful loss for the flyers as they try to keep their playoff hopes alive. ducis rogers has sunday morning sports. >> reporter: good morning for the flyers every game, shift and shot is crucial. hosting pittsburgh, a one-all game in the second period this is not good. that call had him beating mason. later on in the second period it goes wide and careens off
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mason's skate. the flyers lose 4-1. they are 3 points back. we definitely let a game go that's a frustrating feeling for everybody. we've been playing really good hockey and this afternoon was not our best game. >> reporter: villanova next plays this afternoon in the second round. ncaa tournament. nova held a practice in brooklyn yesterday. the cats will face iowa, the same team that narrowly beat temple on friday. the cats had an easy time in their opener, but they expect tougher act with the hawkeyes. we know how good they are and we've seen the game they lost, 2 points to wisconsin, 4 points to ohio state all close games. we know it's going to be a tougher game. they are a very, very good team that's playing good basketball. beat a good temple team in overtime. i think our guys are cognizant
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about how good the team is. >> reporter: the reward st. joe's gets for beating cincinnati, how about top seeded oregon tonight. they don't know much about the ducks. phil martelli said he had people from all over the county congratulating about his win on friday. that win touched a lot of people none more than the philadelphia story when you have villanova in the afternoon and temple with the crushing loss and saint joseph's, philadelphia loves college basketball and they love winning. >> reporter: the union will finally give their home fans a peek. the team will play their home opener this afternoon against the new england revolution. they had their first two games on the road that included a victory last saturday. it doesn't mean anything unless we bounce back coming into our house in front are of our fans and have the same effort that we showed on the
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road. today's union revolution match can be seen on 6abc, coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. that's a look at sports this morning, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific day. it is 7:28 we've got much more ahead on "action news" for the this sunday morning. we'll be right back. > overnight
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philadelphia baseball field became a crime scene, police say they know who shot a teenager there. historic visit, president obama is ready to embark oofn trip to cube -- on a trip to cuba. plus, we have wet weather to start off the spring season. a little rain and snow, it's not feeling like spring today. let's go outside. chris sowers has an update from accuweather forecast. he has on the gloves and the coat. >> reporter: first day of spring, temperatures in the 30s. windchills in the 20s. some locations when you factor in the wind it feels like the teens. i will show you that map in a second. 38 degrees first day of spring. allentown 32. reading, 35. millville, 38. trenton 34. dover, 39. you factor in the northeasterly breeze if you're up in the poconos it feels like 14 degrees at this 7:00 a.m. hour. 23 in allentown, 28 in reading. 29 in philadelphia. the good news as this is the
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last chilly days and things start to moderate tomorrow and beyond. satellite and radar, for the most part everything looks fairly innocent nothing going on. look at the hint of yellow toward the bottom of the screen that's where we'll see low pressure develop and that will run up the eastern seaboard it will throw back light snow is in the delaware valley tonight and new england. with the breeze it will feel like the 30s all day long. the fact that the air temperatures top out in the 40s that means the ground will stay gneiss and mild and the snow will have difficulty sticking. 3:00 p.m., had a. 45. 44 degrees at 5:00 p.m. forecasting a high of 45. we are expecting light snow overnight tonight, but then we warm up nicely starting tomorrow. and then we're back up in the 60s and 70s believe it or
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not, later this week. when i step back inside we'll talk about the accumulations, guys? today president obama will travel to cuba, a place once considered to be enemy territory. he'll make the historic trip to had a vanna now that a half industry's bitter relations have thawed. marries gonzalez has -- marcy gonzalez has more. >> reporter: president obama is expect told arrive after 5:00 p.m., the first visit of a sitting president in more than 940 years bringing excitement and controversy. along with the sounds and sights of cuba, today a touch of americana. signs of optimism and support ahead of president obama's trip
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to the island. [speaking spanish] >> reporter: the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relations. the focus in part of potential trade and business students and along with a meeting with president castro president obama will meet with political disdis. but with political unrest many claim he is going back on his word that he would not travel to cuba until after human rights were improved. critics raised concerns whether the cuban people will benefit from the thawing rips between the two nations. he needs to speak to the cuban people and call for free elections and prosperity because
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come -- communism has done nothing for anybody. he will address the people right before the tampa bay rays and cuban baseball game. police are investigating a shooting of a teenager behind a ball field in arch bishop ryan high school. three teens got into an argument april -- along academy road. a teenager pulled out a gun and shot the 17-year-old in the leg. police know who they are looking for, they have the suspect's cars and his keys, he left them when he ran away from the scene. a man is in the hospital after his suv flipped over on a philadelphia street.
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the action cam was at the scene 900 block of east cathedral road in the andora section of the city. took ten minutes for firefighter to free the trapped driver. he was taken to einstein with non-life threatening injuries. police are trying to determine what caused the driver to lose control. palm sunday services will go on in front of a church that was destroyed by a fire. creative minds and christianity academy is connected to the church. darby mayor invited the church to use the recreation center for palm sunday services. the day care is trying to figure out how to care for the children come tomorrow morning. we are trying to relocate the children to the area so if someone is listening to this, have a space or rec center or have a church with a basement, we need to keep our children
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together. about 100 children attend the day care. the cause is under investigation. flames tore throt -- through the roof of an apartment building in claymont, delaware. firefighters were called to apple tree court. 22 units were damaged. nobody was hurt. the red cross is helping 24 people find another place to stay. from our delaware newsroom, police in newark are investigating how a man fell from a third story roof and died. it happened on the 100 block of west main street yesterday afternoon. that victim is a 20-year-old man from massachusetts. leaders at the university ever delaware say he is not a student. although fraternity members live at the home, it is not a frat house affiliated with the school. a new jersey lawmakers has introduced a bill that causes a growing traffic danger. abc news used time lapse video
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showing dozens of pedestrians crossing a new york city street texting or talking. this video hose a man so distracted by texting he almost walked into a bear. a new study shows 10% in pedestrian deaths in the first 6 months of last year. cell phone talking and texting is largely to blame. the smart phone is one of the most dangerous forms of distractions. the new jersey bill would make violator subject to 50-dollar fine or 15 days in jail. 7:37 it is on the line for two local basketball college teams villanova and st. joe's need to win to advance in the sweet 16 ncaa chip. st. joe's incredible win came down to a heart stopping tenth of a second. izaya miles sinks a basket to put the hawks up by two.
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it cincinnati appeared to tie the game at the last second. luck was on st. joe's side. the light went on the game expired and the ball was still in his hand they win the game 78-76. isaiah miles said the hawks are ready. we come to play our game and be strong. >> reporter: meanwhile, the wildcats face off against iowa, they are coming off a big win on friday. good luck. there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. the pennsylvania ballet taking to the stage. each step is a big step to helping a worthy cause. taking recycling and repurposing to a whole new level. we'll explain what was used to create this wedding dress. "action news" -- chris
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sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, when will it feel like spring? it is spring today after all, we'll be right back. dear fellow citizen, i know how it feels to save for retirement and college - times two. i get that it can be overwhelming, because i'm living it. but i always tell people - saving's not that complicated. you just have to work with what you have. if you have a question about saving, ask me. sincerely, alex payne. fellow dad and fellow citizen.
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sincerely, alex payne. drum was in center city this weekend. i like that, the philadelphia streets department held this rally to get people excited about keeping their neighborhoods clean. block captains gathered for the event. they set up exhibits and offered
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workshops for those who attended. we are keeping a close on on a particular birds nest in washington, d.c. this is a live look at the nest. this is a bald eagle at the national ash -- arbor arboretum. they need nesting here since 2014. mama is keeping a close eye on a eaglet which just hatched. another egg began to hatch yesterday. the proud parents are mr. president and the first lady. can you see the eaglet? >> reporter: that's her foot. you can see this 24/7 at 6abc.com. she is beautiful. >> reporter: that's her foot. i don't want to talk about the eagles, they miss the playoffs
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every year. [laughter] let's get you outside, atlantic city it's cloudy and chilly. temperatures have dropped into the 30s, the winds feel like the 20s. doesn't feel like the first day of spring. double scan live crystal clear at this point, rain and snow showers are possible this afternoon. 38 degrees in philadelphia. at this 7:00 a.m. hour. dewpoint, 14. pressure reading steady. winds out of the northeast at 16 miles per hour. the ocean temperature is starting to rise, as well. 46 degrees. allentown, 32. reading, 35. 38 for philadelphia. millville and wilmington, 39 for dover and cape may, a very chilly and bluster 38 degrees. double scan live showing the system we're watching is in the infant stages off the coast of the virginia capes. what will happen eventually the pressures lower, the storm develops and it rides up the eastern seaboard and pushes back into the delaware valley. the temperatures are not too cold, but cold enough that we'll
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see the moisture fall in the form of snow. later this afternoon, future tracker 6 we'll stop the clock at 1:00 p.m. 46 degrees in philadelphia, cloudy conditions, light rain or shower act tift -- activity developing to the south. note the numbers, everybody is in the mid 40s. the temperatures pull bank 7:00, light rain showers beginning to overspread southern portions of the viewing area. a couple of snowflakes begin to mix in. millville, 38. philadelphia by 7:00 p.m. 39. allentown, 43. you'll see sunshine later on. overnight tonight whatever mix bag you see it will switch over to a period of light snow. this is a light, but steady snow falling across the area. i-95 corridor and south and east. 33 degrees in philadelphia. millville, dover and wilmington. that means even though it will be snowing, it will stick to grassy surfaces, but most of the roads will stay wet if temperatures don't fall below
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freezing. 9:00 a.m. this is starting to pull away, temperatures climb ghani, by afternoon let's assume you pick up one or two inches of snow tonight. 49 degrees we'll see the return of sunshine and it melts. forecast for the the next 24 to 36 hours. snoaflt -- snowfall totals range from a quart inch to an inch in bucks county. if you go to the southeast, we'll pick up one to three inches from wildwood to atlantic city, lakehurst and sandy hooky hook. ocean and monmouth counties look to pick up one to three inches of wet snow overnight tonight. 45 in philadelphia. 45 for wilmington. millville, 44. mostly cloudy, rain and mixed wet snow shower developing later this afternoon. mid 40s north and west. overnight tonight it switches over to a period of light snow. temperatures in the 20s, north
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and west. looks like the precipitation probably doesn't get as far north as allentown. 29 in allentown. lancaster, 29. slick spots are possible if we do get this low up here, we think most of the precipitation fall also down here. philadelphia, 33, cape may, 34. boardwalk in atlantic city, 34. rebounds in temperatures, 350 degrees tomorrow. with the winds it will feel like the 40s. by tuesday we start to lose the breeze. increase in sunshine, 56. wednesday, 68. thursday, partly sunny warm, 72. friday is okay, maybe a shower, temperature-wise it's mild, 64 degrees. member you can get the seven-day forecast and check storm tracker 6 live at any time at 6abc.com/weather. it's 7:46. you cannot forget your basket at easter. this is the paws for people
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on a sunday morning, sky6 live hd looking at the center city skyline. what an amazing picture on this first day of spring. unfortunately it won't feel like it outside. chris has the details later in the newscast. a new survey finds americans are acceptable for social changes except for divorce, the study finds gay relationships and couples living together before marriage, however marriage is the best solution when a marriage is on
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the rocks. they are different from your kids coloring books because they are intricate and complicated. the coloring books have details that require concentration and dexterity. they are meant to help you focus own relax. dancer in the pennsylvania ballet have a one night only benefit that helps those with life threatening illnesses. >> reporter: once a year the pennsylvania ballet provides the gift of dance raising money for mana a nonprofit that believes food is medicine. it's called shut up and dance. we volunteer our time to
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put on the show. >> reporter: mana was founded in 1990 by a group of church members who wanted to comfort patients who are dieing from the aids epidemic. mana helps the people who are so, so sick and didn't have the means to nurse themselves. >> reporter: with the help of shut up and dance, they serve 70,000 meals a month to 800 people. it's important for the dancers of pennsylvania ballet to support something that is pivotal in our community. this year marks the 24th annual performance and for the first time ever, drag performer, miss mar that gram cracker is -- martha gramcracker is hosting. you will see hip hop piece and modern dance and contemporary ballet. there's a lot of comedic pieces,
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something you wouldn't see at a normal dance show. >> reporter: last year's event raised $130,000. this year they help to top that. shut up and dance is april 9th at 8:00 p.m. at the forest theater. go to mana/dance. or 6abc loves the arts for other area events. for 6abc loves the arts i'm karen rogers. we want to go back to our live picture of this very special birds nest in washington, d.c. you can see the baby eagles right there. two of them, i believe are there three? there's two. the second one has hatched this is a bald eagle at the national arboretum. they need nesting in this tulip popular tree since 2014. the first one hatched on friday,
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the other over the weekend. the proud parents are named mr. president and the first lady. i think it should be mr. president and the first man. you can watch the camera 24/7 go to a link at 6abc.com. next, chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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this is not or ordinary wedding dress, recycled bubble wrap was made to make the gown. it is on display in eugene,
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oregon. in the past, dresses made of playing cards and candy maps and other items have been put on display. that's cool. looks beautiful. bubble wrap. i wonder how much it is, it's bubble wrap. >> reporter: probably not too much. here's a look at the snow we're expecting overnight tonight. most areas west of the delaware river expecting to see a coating to an inch. western portions of interior south jersey a coating to an inch. lavender shade that stretches from wildwood to new york city one to three inches expected there. national weather service issued a winter weather advice roy for those areas, atlantic county, southeastern burlington county and ocean county and monmouth county. most of the snow is expected to stick to grassy surfaces, car tops and picnic tables things like that. if the snow comes down steady
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enough, secondary roads could become slick. we warm it up nicely tomorrow afternoon to 50 degrees. most of the main roads will be fine and it's only in the counties highlighted there. 7:57. "good morning america" weekend is next. "action news" continues later this morning. here's some of the stories we're working on on you -- for you. a person is rescued after a house goes up in flames. the next time you do laundry, we have simple tips to keep your clothes looking better longer. chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. enjoy this sunday and the first day of spring!
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♪ with ingredients like roasted hazelnuts and cocoa, the delicious taste of nutella takes pancakes to a whole new level. nutella. spread the happy! since the great recession - a good start. katie: the u.s. has added 14 million new jobs but too many families see the special interests gaining the upper hand in washington, while paychecks don't go far enough.
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if you work hard, your paycheck should show it; you earned social security - it should be there when you retire. and you shouldn't have to go broke to afford college. i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message because it's your turn.
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good morning, america. new overnight. fists fly. violence breaks out at this donald trump rally. protesters pounded. and did trump's campaign manager get physical? plus, the blockade to keep him from his own rally. and the march right in front of trump tower. the rising tensions just days before the next primary. destination cuba. president obama's historic trip. the first president to visit in nearly 90 years. where he'll stay. who he'll see. and where he'll go. the visit that could be a game-changer. rollover wreck. >> oh, sweet jesus. >> the horrible highway bus accident. members of a high school basketball team injured when their bus is run off the road.

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