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and unfortunately there is no movement to report. it appears that both sides are at the negotiating table but at a stand still and there doesn't appear to be an end in sight for this strike. union president willy brown walked in to the center. septa plans to put an offer on the table were not confirmed they are sparring overself issues. >> when you consider pensions, when you ask about the pensions we are not being greedy. septa slapped the public if the face and the employees in the face, saying they are doing pension reform but instead they line their pockets. >> they are looking for solutions to combat driver fatigue. that would save lives. a typical front line worker
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makes $69,000 annually. >> we hope both parties will be engaged at the bargaining table. >> but the talks broke down at midnight and resumed this afternoon. >> we are urging them to continue to talk and work on this, and we understand that people are upset and they should be because it's very inconvenient. >> this is something that is bad for everybody and it has to end. >> and septa says they are going to do everything to make sure this doesn't disrupt the november 8th election. they will go so far as get a federal unjunction if they have to to get the voters to the polls. >> wenty thank you. the action cam spotted workers picketing at various stations, this group was in fern rock carrying signs that said on strike for dignity and justice
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on the job and union employees gathered in west philadelphia outside of the callow hills bus depot. not know what to expect commu commuters had to make changes some carpools and some bikes and walked in the cold. >> i'm sorry are you on strike. but i had to get to work. i live many hunting park. it took me 40 minutes to walk from hunting park to here. >> and this is what it looked like as folks waited to board the trenton reeceal rail at the bridesburg station. lines were added but there were delays and overcrowding. >> and drivers are feeling the effects as well with most public transition off the table people hopped in cars making it harder than usual to find a spot. one garage at 15th and fine
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filled up quickly. the ppa is offering special rates, a flat $10 fee for 10 hours of parking. this strike is causing traffic problems we are here to help you get around all of that. matt pellman is live in the "action news" traffic center with a first look. how are things looking right now? >> reporter: lets start with the acknowledgment that for a lot of people it's a huge headache. i'm going to make suggestions but for a lot of people this is a big inconvenience, and we feel for those people. no city buses are running, that is 79 different routes, if your bus is a number less than 90 it's not running or a letter designation it's not running because of the strike. the subways, broad street, and broad street spur and the market frankford line and sixest septa trolley routes are not running much the norristown high speed
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line and 101 and 102 trolleys, but you get to 69th street and you can't go anywhere. the regional rails are running but they are lengthy up to an hour. we are used to delays, this is not something new today but they are worse than they have been. we see half hour delays, one of the landsdowne delays. the trains are packed with people trying to avoid the halts subways and buses. use stations like north broad and university city they are accessible via regional rail. but expect crowding and jove crowding on the regional rail trains. chopper 6 hd high in the sky over 16th and vine, the vine street expressway underneath and extra traffic on the roads this afternoon. and the parking lots are full. this is delco by 452, both
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southbound and northbound accidents, got a guy in the median and the lane blocked towards delaware. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this trying tuesday afternoon. a crash reported in preliminary ounl township by ridge pike by the overpass. that is causing a parking lot there as well. >> thank you matt. you and karen rogers doing a great job helping drivers. we are posting everything around this strike at 6abc.com/septa strike. we have live updates as events happen and a full list of plans released by city government, schools and any businesses. and "action news" gets an early start again tomorrow to make sure you are up to date on the strike and its impact. join us starting at 4:00 a.m. we are following a developing story now involving eagles wide receiver, josh huff.
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according to the associated press huff was pulled over for speeding and police found marijuana and a gun in the vehicle. the incident happened on the new jersey side of the walt whitman bridge early this morning. the ap reports that he was in possession of a small amount of marijuana. the eagles released a statement that they are aware of the incident and huff has 13 catches for 72 yards this year and two touch downs. bill cosby is back in a montgomery county courthouse as his lawyers fight for potentially damaging evidence. they want the judge to keep cosby's deposition from a lawsuit that was out of his current sexual assault trial. vernon odom is live now outside of the courtroom in norristown to explain what exactly happened today. >> reporter: good afternoon sharrie and brian, that is one
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of key issues that is being talked about and discussed. and battled about among the lawyers in the hearing here and the principles have gone back into the courtroom. they were in recess all afternoon as the lawyers tried to work out a compromise on a left over prearrest issue. two other issues here with far more critical. >> the 79-year-old showbiz legend is trying to get key pieces of evidence ruled inadmissible. cosby says that 13 of his 50 plus accusers are tainted unreliable memories of women in their senior years, more than a dozen are lined up to testify that they were drugged and assaulted by bill cosby. the prosecution says it would show a pattern of his bad behavior. gloria allred represents many of
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those women on the list of potential witnesses. >> their testimony would tend to show a common scheme or plan by mr. cosby. and therefore it is relevant. >> cosby faces criminal charges in montgomery county for an alleged '04 assault on temple employee, andrea constand. she prevailed in a civil suit and now the government wants to use a sworn deposition he gave in a criminal trial. he wants that ruled out of bounds because he received a promise from then district attorney that it would nevada be used in a criminal trial. the hearing is expected to continue tomorrow and two more full days in december. i'm vernon odom, reporting live from the montgomery county
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courthouse in norristown. time for a first check of the accuweather forecast. as the clouds built in. lets head outside to adam joseph. barely any sunshine out there now. >> reporter: the clouds quickly increased here ahead of a warm front pushing in and temperatures today are warmer than yesterday. we are at 60 degrees right now in philadelphia. but even warmer temperatures -- take a look at the numbers, 60 in philadelphia, 61 in washington, and again pittsburgh 76 degrees behind that warm front, 80 in charleston, west virginia and cincinnati 78. and look at the warmth waiting in the wings that is beginning to pull up from the south and west. and nashville right now 87 degrees and the frontal boundary supplying clouds as we go through the overnight hours. it stays cloudy between 7:00 and
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11:00. temperatures fall but only a degree or two between the 7:00 and 11:00 hour. and the low tonight not much farther south than that. 54 at 11:00 and dipping to 51 by morning. so for the next few days temperatures go back into the 70s to near 80 degrees, thursday afternoon we watch for gusty thunderstorms much like here on sunday and behind that cool and windy weather to follow. we'll talk about all of those changes coming up guys in the full accuweather forecast. >> all right adam thank you. next on "action news" at 4:00, a flight out of philadelphia international airport was delayed for hours today because of a cell phone scare. we'll have the details coming up. and reality check for drivers in new jersey, the days of cheap gas are now behind us.
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week away now from the election and donald trump spent the early part of the day here in the battleground state of pennsylvania. the republican nominee's running mate, mike pence, joined him at a rally in king of prussia to present their health care proposal. trump says here in pennsylvania health care premiums are expected to go up more than 40% and he says that his first move would be to repeal the afford care act. >> hillary clinton wants to expand obama care and make it even more expensive. she wants to put the government totally in charge of health care in america. >> meanwhile, hillary clinton spent the day campaigning in another critical battleground state, florida. she was introduced by alicia machado who claimed he
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repeatedly insulted her for the weight gain. clinton has continued to delve herself in the wake of the fbi investigation into her private emails. she pushed voters there in florida to get to the votes early. >> florida can decide who our next president is, which will affect the nation and the world. and i want to make sure that every voter in florida spends these next seven days thinking about what is at stake in this election. >> now the latest abc poll shows donald trump with a slim lead over clinton, 46% to 45%. 1 point is well within the margin of sampling error. >> thank you and the trump campaign presence in pennsylvania comes as another
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new poll shows how steep an uphill climb has here. a 6 abc marshall poll released this morning gives hillary clinton a 11 point lead over mr. trump. 49% to 39%. but there is an important caveat here more than half of those polled were before the announcement of the renewed email investigation. the poll gives democrats a big advantage in the senate race. katie mcginty leads republican incumbent by 12 points. 47% to 35%. but some voters have not yet made a decision. a plane had to be evacuated at philadelphia international airport due to fears that someone brought a fire prone samsung device on board. the american airlines flight was
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getting ready to leave for miami when the crew learned there may be a galaxy note 7 on board. the phones are fow banned by the faa and officials forced all passengers off to be rescreened but they did not find the note 7 during that process. the flight finally took off more than three hours late. the jury in the so-called bridge gate trial asked a revealing question to the judge today. two former top aides to governor chris christie are accused of a political motivated plot to cause traffic jams. >> they asked if the defendants could be guilty of conspiracy even if they did not think the closure was meant as punishment. the judge said yes to the objection of the defense. the gas tax went up in new jersey, soaring to 23 cents a
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gallon. the money will pay for road and bridge repairs, even with the hike new jersey still has a cheaper rate per gallon compared to pennsylvania. nora muchanic has more on the hike coming up at 5:00. all right here is a look at today's closing numbers and the first day of trading at the month. the dow down triple digits closing down 105 points and the nasdaq down 35 and the s&p 500 down nearly 14 and a half. coming up tonight at 11:00, two consumers that separately took on a major utility company came to the troubleshooters for help. >> reporter: tonight you'll meet two men with two very different problems stemming from the same cable company. >> you think you know your bill, you may not. i never questioned why would that not be on there. >> the minute he tested the system it arced from the hd wire and then started smoking from the circuit boards. >> we reveal the results from
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the troubleshooters and one story may inspire you to check to see if you are owed some money back. tonight on channel 6 "action news" at 11:00. all right time now once again for the check of the accuweather forecast. >> lets check in with adam now inside with us, but a cloudy day outside. >> reporter: first day of november not the brightest of afternoons, but temperatures close to average. as we look at sky 6 hd over the ben franklin bridge, dry roadway as long 95. the ben franklin itself and a canopy of gray as we start this new month. and that is pretty typical for november around here. with the much lower sun angle as we go into the month of november we typically have more cloudy days as opposed to sunny days, by november 30th our average high temperature goes down to 50 degrees and on the same date the sun will set at 4:37 p.m., not the brightest of months.
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or the most enlighten month we get around here throughout the year. as we look at temperatures 56 for allentown and reading and 57 in wilmington. 60 in the city and near 60 degrees along many of the shore communities. sunshine was around this morning. and the clouds tended to push in from the west and northwest. it's a warm front that is drifting through here during the overnight hours tonight and with the clouds in play. during the overnight hours, it will hold in some of the warmth here and not as chilly as it was last night or this morning. 44 allentown and 45 in reading and 51 tomorrow morning and 51 for dover and 52 to 53 degrees from atlantic city to cape may. future tracker 6 after morning clouds tomorrow, southwesterly winds will scour the clouds away and we'll see a decent amount of sun here tomorrow afternoon and if you look at the numbers, they will really boost above normal s
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70 in philadelphia or so. and upper 60s in the lehigh valley and the poconos 66 degrees. going into wednesday night thursday morning high clouds filter through and we start in the mid-50s 9:00 thursday morning and as we get into the afternoon around this time on thursday we'll track a strong front to the north and west and temperatures going into the upper 70s to near 80 degrees, gusty thunderstorms are passing through here late thursday afternoon into thursday evening dropping the temperatures quickly from the 70s to the 50s. as we take a look at the four day at 4:00 forecast, kind of a roller coaster ride 73 and warmer tomorrow, record warmth here on thursday. another 80 on the board with some of the strong storms late in the day. and blustery cold winds come in behind it on friday and only 57 and saturday sun and clouds with the unity cup at the bank, 62 degrees, you go from 80 to 57
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you know something will happen. we could see wind gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour. >> thank you. still ahead at 4:00, a delaware brewery taps a new beer for the wilmington fire department. and video shows a little boy dodging traffic riding his toy. see how he was saved coming up. and meet the man called the fire of the year for finding a creative way for his little girl to trick or treat even though they were on an airplane. y the*. when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. more accusers coming forward to say they were sexually assaulted by donald trump. i'll go backstage before a show... yes.. and everyone's getting dressed. donald trump walked into the dressing room
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at a neighborhoods a restaurafavorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. a mission to give more children access to early education is picking up steam. today house minority leader, nancy pelosi and jim kenney joined forces in center citiment looking for ways to fund universal pre-k in the city and across the country. there is a really good
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excuse to indulge in a tall glass of beer in delaware. wilmington firefighters helped to launch ipa to honor their colleagues who died in september. members of the department had the first pour today in iron hill brewery in wilmington it's served along a brisket chili and firehouse wings. money made will be donated to the firehouse union. >> i can't put into words and express that people come to us and want to help us out. >> today's fundraiser also supports the two firefighters that remain hospitalized from injuries from the fire that happened back on september 24th. some flyers players brought smiles today to patients at saint christopher's hospital for children in philadelphia. they talked to warriors battling
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cancer. these kids cannot get out to the games so the players came to them to talk about hockey sign autographs and give them a few gifts and i'm sure a few smiles today. >> a happy kid right there. great to see. a father is winning over the internet for how he made trick or treating possible thousands of feet in the air. we have the details in big talkers and our coverage of the septa strike continues, see the alternate ways commuters for forced to take. and we'll explain the new trips claims against uber.
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pat toomey: does he really speak for you? majority forward is responsible for the content of this advertising. "action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with new jersey state police encouraging parents to check their kids halloween candy after a needle was discovered in a piece of candy. >> and a thief is wanted for robbing five businesses in two days why police think these crimes are connected. and a mother in florida is dealing with labor pains months after she gave birth because she was charge aid delivery room fee even though she differed in the hospital parking lot. we'll explain that story coming
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up in big talkers. but first day one of the septa strike, subways buses and trolleys are parked all day and many commuters are scrambling to get to work and many getting home today. >> those backup plan includes walking and regional rail and even driving themselves. chad pradelli is live in center city with reaction. >> reporter: yes brian, for those that rely on the striking septa services there was headaches today no question about it. this morning was round one and now the evening commute and round two. here in suburban station the metal chains are in place for the evening rush of people taking regional rails to get where they are going. >> what is your day like? >> hectic. super hectic. >> amelia decided to drive to work, a septa commute took an hour and 20 minutes by car.
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>> you can't get anywhere by car, whether the train runs or not. >> reece decided to walk from old city to university city. >> it's a heck of a walk. >> it's really difficult. >> the strike forces people to adapt. >> the options are out there. some took cabs or uber or lift and william went by bike. >> what was that like? >> cold. >> nice and cold. >> and we are getting set to go down stairs to see the congestion ourselves, i spoke to a woman that says it's packed downstairs and the message from septa and other officials if you rely on those services that are striking give yourself time. chad pradelli, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. many are wondering just how local the strike will continue. septa workers last went out on
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strike in 2009 and in 2005 that last aid week and one of the longest septa strikes was in 19 8 that lasted 40 days. traffic is moving but slowly across the delaware valley because of this strike. this is a live look now from chopper 6 hd flying live over 676 coming newspaper 10 minutes we'll have a closer look at the roads and backups happening out there with matt pellman and we want to know how the septa strike is impacting you. use the #6abcaction or email us at jointheaction@6abc.com. in the meantime, we turn our attention once again to the accuweather forecast. cloudy day out there. >> yes, but this cloudy day is pushing through a southerly wind and that moves up the temperatures. the clouds are a good thing if you want the warm air to come in. live now on sky 6 hd the philadelphia international
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airport again the gray kind of just hovering over the airport there. 60 degrees it doesn't feel all that chilly out there with the southerly wind at 10 miles per hour. the pressure 30.31 inches, cape may gloomy here as well 58 degrees and not much in the way of wave action. south southwesterly wind at 8 miles per hour. and the ocean temperature is a couple of degrees warmer than the air temperature. but waiting in the wings, you see the cold, not cold but normal temperatures wedginging down the eastern seaboard. we have been so spoiled this fall. you see the heat building to the west. cincinnati 78 and atlanta 82 and 84 in st. louis and dallas 85 degrees and even chicago 75 degrees right now. we'll talk about the temperatures spiking here over the next couple of days. but we'll pay the price here come late thursday afternoon and evening in the form of a front that brings much cooler
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temperatures for friday. we'll chat about the changes in the seven day. >> another case of weather whiplash. well this was the result of a crash in delaware county. a vehicle sheered a utility pole taking down power lines in aston one person was hurt but will be okay. two men are in the hospital right now critically injured after an overnight fire in northeast philadelphia. both were burned and overcome by smoke along comely road. firefighters rescued the men and the cause of fire is still being determined . two people are under arrest for a scam involving fake gold in delaware, police say that paul and michelle nocoletti sold gold coins to people who thought
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they were buying the real thing, the suspects are facing forgery and theft charges. a man is wanted for robbing five businesses in just two days. philadelphia police say that the same man robbed a clothing store and then a fast food restaurant on saturday. he has been accused of robbing a nail salon on the 3500 block of german town avenue and threatening the employees inside. they say that 10 minutes later they think the same man robbed a nearby dunkin' donuts and hours later another dunkin' donuts along lehigh avenue. the suspect threatened employees with guns. a top official has resigned. facing hit and run charges. ed truet. the county's former director of services allegedly rear ended another driver and left the scene of the accident. truet was just issued traffic
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citations at the time but charges were just upgraded today. halloween, it's over. but that means plenty of candy left to go around and moderation is on the minds of many. "action news" anchor melissa magee is live now in the newsroom with more on what you can do to keep yourself in check. >> hi sharrie, i'm the first to plead guilty whether it's from your kids or co-workers like rick. there is plenty of candy lying around and concrete steps to take to make sure you don't pack on extra pounds from halloween treats. ali gorman has ideas to save your waistline. how one company is bringing magic to life. thanks to a feature on its popular smart phone. those stories next on "action news" at 5:00. >> if this was a debate we'd have to give rick equal time to respond but it's not. one of the fastest growing
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areas in delaware, newcastle county is buying five acres of land to build the center, they approved $117,000 purchase to improve the response times in that county. have you noticed your friends check information to standing rock, we'll explain how they are making a stand by doing that. and close call caught on video, drivers are forced to swerve around to avoid hitting a child on the road and if you don't have insurance from your employer, today is the day to sign up for the affordable care act. some things could be different this year, we'll explain. adam joseph returns with the exclusive accuweather forecast.
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in temperament, judgment or character to lead our troops. donald trump has created a toxic atmosphere pitting one group against another. he's a mexican. claiming a person can't do the job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. priorities usa action is responsible in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose. new jersey state police are investigating the report of a
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needle found in a child's halloween county. it was collected in commercial township cumberland township. the woman found a sewing needle in a tootsy role. there are no suspects at this time. an alarming new study finds allegations of sexism and discrimination by uber and lift drivers. researchers found that people with african-american sounding names have to wait a third longer and women can expect to get a ride but sit in the driver longer and pay a higher fare than men do. uber says they do not tolerate discrimination. look at this video that makes your heart stop. a toddler seen riding his toy car on a busy road in china during rush hour.
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you see the cars swerving to avoid hitting the plastic toy and little boy. he was luckily rescued by a police officer. a woman in florida delivered a baby and got the hospital bill. except this woman didn't have a room, she delivered in the hospital parking lot, the way her baby girl was born was pretty unexpected and so with the bill that came afterwards. little danielle was born in the parking lot of boca raton regional. so why the $7,000 delivery room fee. >> i know i'm responsible for $7,000, the issue is take a look at this delivery charge and i think it's outrageous. >> especially as you can see her husband helped to deliver the
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baby. the hospital won't comment or adjust the bill, she says she will pay she has admit she is still stunned. have you notice your local facebook friends are suddenly checking in in north dakota. they are cozy here at home to throw off authorities who have been throwing off authorities looking for protesters. they are camping out protesting a proposed pipeline project. people that are not even physically there are checking in to try to confuse the search for the protesters. local police out there in the dakotas, say they are using social media to keep an eye on the protesters but that is false information it's not happening. no throwing off going on there. finally a man is hailed dad of the year for finding a way to make halloween special for his
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toddler in the friendly skies. you see the father and his 3-year-old were on a flight for the halloween holiday. he passed out candy to everyone so that his daughter could trick or treat. the twitter user took a picture of the dad's nose. from you willing when my little donut molly coming down the ais aisle drop it in her bag. she went from seat to seat collecting candy. social media is loving this it's shared faster than donut and super dad. halloween up in the hair. >> thank you. we have breaking news to get here now at 4:00, chopper 6 hd on the move spotted this a fire happening at a building in camden. firefighters are on the scene
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here at 8th and elm street again in camden where a building fire is in progress. chopper 6 hd was giving a flyover in the area and spotted this and now we get the images and pictures as we are gathering more information about the fire happening now in camden. >> it appears to be a home, but it's unclear if that is a residence or building, many firefighters are on the scene on the roof of the building now intense flames at the back of that address and now we see flames coming out of the front as well. firefighters on the ground and roof and crews around the block here trying to tackle this to prevent it from spreading to nearby buildings. chopper 6 hd is keeping a close eye on this. we'll bring you now developments as we get them. in the meantime we get you another check of the roads right now. >> matt pellman has the update on a busy day. >> reporter: it's a mess for
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sure. patco trains are running in case are you wondering about that. but otherwise throughout the day we are touting the septa regional rails as a viable way for some of you use the trenton lines like tacony or bridesburg. and broad and lehigh. we have been saying maybe head to the university city station on the newark or elwin lines and use that to go into and out of center city. this afternoon the bad news is we are getting word from septa that picketers are blocking access to the facilities that crews get to work therefore they will have to cancel some of the regional rail trains this evening. already a couple on the airport line and newark line completely
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canceled. the regional rail lines running are not runle well with delays of a half hour or more. the regional rails not a viable alternate to the lines that aren't running the on the roads gridlock in center city with people driving and extra traffic on 95, this is 95 southbound in delco south of the airport. the crash by 452 is gone but the southbound delay remains. we'll check it again in the 5:00 hour. >> of course we are monitoring the septa strike around the clock. "action news" is on early tomorrow to help you navigate through the rush. join matt and tam beginning at 4:00 a.m.
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adam joseph is joining us now and say that the clouds are a good thing. they bring in warmer temperatures and then a big crash comes in at the end of the week. as we take a look here never a dull moment. no precipitation in the clouds you see above. it's a quiet evening here and it remains the case overnight tonight. 56 right now lehigh valley and 56 in reading, the numbers are not far off of the typical first day of november. 60 philadelphia and 58 in millville. upper 50s to near 60 at the shore opinion the cool spot at the poconos at 47 degrees. it's protectiony quiet across the country here, a boundary draped in chicago and south of that is where all the heat is building right now. so the front will continue to lift to the north and the warm air feeling in the midwest and deep south will push into the mid-atlantic. tonight the temperatures don't drop all that much for tomorrow
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morning's rush hour. if you have to find alternate ways, sunshine and a few clouds and dry and on the mild side. between 6:00 and 8:00 tomorrow morning. then as we go into the afternoon temperatures are off to the races here, 73 degrees as the winds turn to the southwest as the front is to the north. 12 degrees above average with high pressure building down to the south. as we get into the day low pressure goes to the south and west. the cold front is pushing through in the afternoon and evening. before we see some gusty thunderstorms pass through here. and we could have record highs here at 80 degrees, the record set back in 1990, another possible 80 degree day but big changes come in because of how warm it will be and how cool it will get behind the front. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast much warmer tomorrow at 73 and record warmth following by gusty storms late in the day on thursday of that 80. and chilly northwesterly winds,
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winds on friday 30 to 35 miles per hour gusting. and sun and clouds and a high of just 57 degrees, as we go into the weekend nice saturday at 62 degrees, remember we fall back here early on sunday morning and lose an hour of sleep, partly sunny and 62 and seasonable monday of 60 and no issues for voters sun and clouds and temperatures running a good 4 or so degrees above normal. of 62 degrees, there is big variations at the beginning of the seven day and we evening out the second half. >> thank you adam. we want to get back to the breaking news we are following here at 4:00, chopper 6 hd flying live in camden at 8th and elm street. the fire is ranging here and firefighters are attacking the blaze from the ground when see the firefighters on the roof doing their job as well. dangerous conditions they are now working in to try to get this fire contained.
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>> and incredibly heroic effort underway seeing firefighters standing on the roof amid the huge flames and it appears we see the flames licking out of a third building and look at the house in the middle. clearly flames there firefighters cutting a roof in the home on the right and the all the way to the left the third building unclear what they are, houses or businesses. we'll bring you the latest when we come back.
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open enrollment begins for the affordable care act today. consumers are bracing for sharp increases for their premiums and others are set to go with different insurers and possibly different doctors. you have until january 17th to
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enroll or change your plan. >> we want to warn you about a scam that is targeting people that sign up for the program. nydia han has more on how the scam works in what's the deal. criminals are exploiting confusion about the insurance program. so consumer reports has the red flags to look for. certified public accountant andy has an email claiming to be from the internal revenue service. for advise he can provide his own clients, he went to i.d. theft specialist. >> this notice is just a further indication of how sophisticated and creative that identity thieves and scammers have become. this latest scam targets people through the affordable care act alleging they owe different money a closer look reveals several red flags, the first is
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the email itself. >> the irs will never send you an email out of the blue. and another red flag -- the fake notice instructs that the check in this case for $325 be made out to the irs. >> tax checks are made out to the united states treasury and not the irs. >> and where you send the check is also phoney. the add on this one in austin, texas, is not an official address. immediately forward it and then get rid of it. and delete the email from your trash. there may about some instances of scam letters being delivered by regular mail. can you call the irs and ask if the notice is actually from the agency or consult a reliable tax
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consultant and how to handle it. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00. i'm brian taff. joan my along with sharrie and adam joseph for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. there are hundreds of thousands of people. who are trying to get to work, trying to get to schools and trying to get to the store to buy food. this is as disruptive as possibly can be. >> it's messing with people's livelihoods. >> are you not pleased? >> not at all. >> frustration with workers and commuters. so far there is no sign of a deal in sight. tuesday night and the big story on "action news" is the fallout from a septa strike shutting down public transit in philadelphia.
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>> a stalemate from the agency and the workers union for the pay and pension and working conditions. it has workers driving their own cars and putting police on busy corners to direct all the traffic. matt pellman will have more on the commuter situation but first to the picket line. "action news" reporter, sara bloomquist is live outside of the fern rock transportation center. >> reporter: rick and monica, picket lines like the one behind me is set up at transportation hubs across the city tonight. most are like this one, peaceful and none disruptive. earlier this afternoon we stopped by one picket line at the tioga-nicetown section where picketers were blocking one near the regional rail line and septa is warning more in the regional rail service through the evening rush, meantime workers on the picket lines

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