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5:00 a.m. on this thursday, april 7. tam is off, erin o'hern joins us here's what's happening. two dueling democrats stump in philadelphia. the war of words between bernie sanders and hillary clinton has escalated. we're live with the details. after deliberately turning the 76ers in into the worst tean nba history the gm calls it quits. we've rain and david is tracking the latest. >> reporter: satellite shows you there's a lot of cloud cover
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around this morning, there are showers out to the west. they have moved out to pennsylvania. by the end of the rush hour and in the western suburbs you'll see the first rain drops. we have windy gusts in south jersey and delaware, windy gusts could go up to 45 miles per hour and 30 through the rest of the region. it will be windy and on the mild side right now. 56 degrees in philadelphia. 54 in wilmington. 55 in millville. we have slipped into the upper 40s in allentown. so mild this morning, but windy and cloudy and the rain on the way. on the bus stop we help it will stay dry in knows neighborhoods. 56 by 8:00 a.m. a sweatshirt or jacket important though, because it is breezy out there. the kids might want to have rain gear handy on the way home just in case. 57 degrees by 9:00 a.m. rain starts to move into the west by then. looks like the morning and afternoon will be wet with
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periods of rain, some of it steady at times, maybe a thunderstorm mixed in. 60 degrees by 1:00. 3:00 p.m., 61 degrees we might start to taper down 0 spotty activity by 3:00. a little more intense showers by 6:00. karen any thunderstorm that norms could be gusty, so you want to take cover. better weather in the future, i'll i'll have the future draft coming up. >> reporter: we're dry and looking good at i-95 at girard. northbound traffic at allegheny. you can see the arrow boards are up, watch for that, always you head out on i-95. on the big picture you see the speeds on i-95 moving nicely mostly in the 50s. no overnight construction on the vine that went well, that he canceled that. we'll have more next week. walnut lane bridge still shut down until september you'll have to use lincoln drive as the
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alternate for that one. an accident in atlantic county an overturned vehicle police and emergency workers on the scene. it brought down a pole and wires, to clear out. stick to shore road or route 9 instead of absecon avenue westbound. hillary clinton and bernie sanders have escalated their war of words they traded barbs while campaigning in philadelphia yesterday. katherine scott is live in center city where sanders will speak to union members today. >> reporter: that's right, matt, hillary clinton was here labor leaders, the two have been trading barbs and yesterday was no exception. hillary clinton came out swinging at bernie sanders at the afl-cio convention in center
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city. every candidate asking for your vote owes it to be clear as to how we will keep our promise also. >> reporter: later joined by the mayor she pressed sanders needs to get specific. people make fun of me, because i have a plan, if i ask you to vote for me, you should know what i want to do not just arm waving and hot rhetoric. >> reporter: ten thousand have packed the liacouras center to see bernie sanders. he told the crowd that hillary clinton thinks he is not qualified to be president. let me say in response to secretary clinton i don't believe she is qualified
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finishes through her super pac taking tens of phillies of dollars in special -- tens of millions of dollars in special interest funds. >> reporter: a clinton spokesperson said hillary clinton did not say bernie sanders is not qualified but he has said it about her this is a new low. sanders speaks here this morning, bill clinton will be in the area campaigning for hillary in west oak lane. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." thank you, katherine. the primary elections in pennsylvania and delaware are less than three weeks away. voters go to the pole on april 26. new jersey has it's primary on june 7. shakeup in philadelphia. sam hinkey's tenure as the
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sixers president and gm is over. word is he was not happy to learn that jerry was adding his son to the front office. he said given all the changes to the organization i no longer have the confidence that can make good decisions on behalf of investors. he leaves the sixers with the worst record in the league at 10-68. new on "action news," police have made an arrest in the rape of a west chester university student. the female student said she was raped by a male student on the second floor of the new street parking garage early friday morning. police have not released the suspect's name. temple university has enlisted its graduate students to crackdown on the undergrad partying responding to
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complaints of drinking and parties off campus. they will identify trouble spots for police, fines for under-age drinking will increase, as well. we'll have a live report in the next half-hour. villanova students are getting another day off to celebrate the national champions. the university and law school canceled classes tomorrow so people can attend the parade. administrators are encouraging everyone to use the time to join in the festivities. the parade kicks off at 20th and market at 1:00 p.m. sharp. it heads east along market to dilworth park in front of city hall. the parade will impact drivers in center city market from 15th to 23rd will be blocked off 11:00 a.m. friday morning, as well as 15th street from jfk boulevard to chestnut. cross traffic will be affected
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dependent on whether the parade moves across the intersection. it will not be warm, but you can deal, right? >> reporter: ild -- i would put on a a couple of layers. we have rain at the tail end of the morning rush hour. we have cloudy skies, there's a wind advisory across south jersey and delaware, today will gusts that will eventually build up to 45 miles per hour. in philadelphia we'll probably get them up to 30, 35 at times. 56 degrees it's mild and breezy to start out. 55 in millville. 52 in cape may. 53 in trenton. in the 40s in allentown. jacket weather this morning, but the temperatures not too bad. future tracker 6 picks up the rain story we'll be cloudy through the morning rush hour. by 9:00. the western suburbs, places like ready and western chester county and new castle county delaware picking up the first of the
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day's rain drops. embedded in this by 12:00 or 1:00 you can see a gusty thunderstorm. it's one of those days where if you have hear a rumble of thunder it's a good idea to head indoors. as i said the storm that forms would have the capability of presenting you with a temporary wind gust, a pretty strong one. by 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., the bulk of the rain is past us, we're into a lull with a spotty shower. later in the arching -- afternoon and evening another chance of spotty showers looks like the whole thing is done at midnight tonight. in the lehigh valley, rain at times mild, 57 degrees. down the shore, at times it's raining and thunderstorm mixed in and high of 64. in philadelphia, high of 63 this afternoon.
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blustery wind up to 30 miles per hour. lots of cloud cover out there, and occasional rain with gusty thunderstorm. overnight tonight, evening showers and partly cloudy skies it's breezy and down to 42 for the low. tomorrow it looks like it will be cooler with a high of 55 degrees, but partly sunny skies, breezy for the parade, but you can get it done. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 63 today, periods of rain and a thunderstorm. breezy and cooler on friday, 55. dry for the parade and the union in the evening. saturday cooler air sweeps in high of 43. there will be a rain or snow shower some snow showers could put down a grassy coating and we're getting far into april to see that sort of thing but it's possible on saturday. sunday, sunny and chilly, high of 48. monday a spotty shower possible especially late in the day and evening. hoping it stays dry for the evening home opener. you'll need a jacket.
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high of 59. for the weekend, rain arriving 66 and 62 occasional rain on wednesday. coming up more stories you didn't see last night. a junior high school student out west claims a classmate made a violent threat against him and posted it on snap chat. parents on high alert after something that looks like and smells like candy ends up at the school. >> reporter: dekalb pike we're clear and dry at welsh road. we'll take you to exton, chester county and talk about a couple of accidents that brought down poles and wires. charlie sheen is the subject of a mysterious criminal investigation later in the morning buzz. 5:14, thursday, morning,
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and you know, considering the last couple of days we've experienced around here, today is not so bad in terms of. start. 54 degrees on city avenue. how do the roads look, karen? >> reporter: the rain is coming in later, for now we'll take the mild temperatures. the roads are dry. exton, chester county, route 100 at sunrise boulevard. we have light volume, on going construction in the area, not causing any problems. roads are dry. the western suburbs will get showers and rain at the end of the morning commute. it will be a bigger deal for the afternoon and evening. we have a downed pole causing a
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problem from an earlier accident in trenton, mercier county. -- mercer county, route 29 sullivan way, stick to clear field avenue to avoid problems there. we have an accident involving an overturned vehicle absecon avenue westbound stick to shore road. 56 degrees in the city. 47 in allentown. 55 in millville. watch this, let's put up our 24 hour temperature difference, 24 degrees warmer than yesterday in philadelphia. 25 in allentown. 29 degrees warmer in millville. 31 degrees warmer along the coastline. there's a big change in 24 hours, it's not all good news we have rain on the way. it will be heavy this afternoon, matt. happening today, pennsylvania governor tom wolf will sign an order to prohibit
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discrimination against those who are gay and transgendered. this comes a day after mississippi's governor signed a bill that allows private groups to deny services to gay and transgendered people. texas university at and yon is increasing security after a woman was found murdered on campus. police have not identified the woman. it is not clear how she died. campus officials say they are doing everything possible to insure student safety, but they do not believe there's an immediate threat to other students. authorities in medesdo, california have launched the investigation into a high school snap chat threat it includes a gun and news. noose. the mother of the teen who is
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alleged target of the threat has filed a police report. the school sailed it is looking for the person who posted the video. also new on "action news," parents at country california junior high school are having to reteach an old atlantic city on, don't take candy from strangers. police confiscated a drug disguised as candy. the pill looked like marty candy and taken from the students during lunch. the pill tested positive for methamphetamine. the student is facing a drug charge. the flyers lost an important game getting shut out by the red wings last night. they have three games left in the season. phillies bullpen blew another one. le bullpen got the ball in the
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9th with a 2-1 lead and sprung its second leak in the second game of the season. we've got good highlights here, but it was not good. the 3-2 loss moves the phillies 0. the final game of the series is this afternoon. 5:18. horn did a is getting to the bottom of the billing error that double charged its customers. a common disease is growing more widespread.
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us.
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to start the day? , we got it started now it's your turn. let's check out the roads in fort washington. 309 at the pennsylvania turnpike. that was weird. no problems on 309. overnight construction are clear on the turnpike. overnight construction cleared. i've got nothing but good news,
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now david murphy will bring you down. >> reporter: we have rain coming. looks like the morning commute will be dry. the kids will getaway to getting to school without the rain gear. dress them in the jackets we're in the 50s it's breezy. this afternoon they may or may not get hit with a shower, keep the rain gear handy. looks like we'll be raining from 9:00 a.m. straight on. we'll wind up in the 50s today. as we look at the travel forecast. all green aircraft no major delays, so far so good in terms of rain in the major travel destinations, they will be moving toward the coast. there's been an alarming spike in diabetes in the last quarter century. the number of people living with diabetes have quadrupled since 780.
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it includes excessive weight, obesity and aging and population growth. the growing consumption of food and beverages high in sugar is the culprit. >> reporter: the hazard of automatic bill pay. honda pulled out double amounts their accounts. >> reporter: transit rider ship declined for the first time in five years. gas prices are 35 cents cheaper than this time last year. the boost for raper drake thank taylor swift, his itunes shot up worldwide after swift appears in this video. money money, that's america's
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time for the morning buzz, actor charlie sheen is the subject of a criminal investigation according to the los angeles police department stalking unit. they declined to give details on
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the allegations, but they have obtained a search warrant. there are phone recordings of him threating his ex-fiance. great news for broadway fans, hamilton the musical is reenstating it's live lottery. the drawings will be held outside of richard rogers theater every wednesday, entries will be accepted until noon. if you can't wait for the next installment of star wars, we have great news, disney is parent company of 6abc. you can see the first look for the upcoming film rogue one a
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star wars story, it's set in the star wars uniforms. "g.m.a." starts at 7:00 a.m. after "action news." matt i know you'll be watching. 5:27 is the time. a new jersey man claims he misunderstood an airline's policy on weight leading to him getting kicked off a flight. police say a woman seen in this video attacked an elderly man for a poultry lottery ticket. "action news" continues. now on "action news," you
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might make it to work without putting up the umbrella, but you will need it by lunch. bernie sanders comes out swinging in philadelphia delivering when the clinton camp is calling a low blow. temple university is taking a new approach to keep off-camp husband parties under control, the first line of defense will be other students.
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good morning, everybody, it is 5:30, april 7. tamala edwards is off, erin o'hern joins us. knowledge we have cloudy skies across pennsylvania it's shifting toward the east, around the rush hour, places to the west of philadelphia. berks county, western chester county. new castle county delaware are starting to see the first rain drops. there's a wind advisory that kicks in at 7:00. this is in south jersey and the entire state of delaware, even parts of the eastern shore of maryland. wind gusts this afternoon could go up to 45 miles per hour. it's not like they stop at the border, we could see them up to 30 miles per hour in southeastern pennsylvania. a blustery day ahead. it's 56 degrees in philadelphia. 54 in wilmington, 55 in millville. 47 in allentown. 53 in trenton with the breeze blowing. on the backup this morning most of the kids can getaway without umbrellas sirsdz, breezy,

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