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hampshire at 8 o'clock tonight and finally grand rapids michigan at 11:00. hillary clinton began her final full day of campaigning in pittsburgh. then she hit allandale michigan. she has that big rally tonight in philadelphia with her family and president and michelle obama and then she will end up in raleigh north carolina late tonight. and this is a live picture of independence mall. the the big clinton rally scheduled to begin at 7:30. nobody will be surprised if it's a little late. but as you can see, folks are already beginning to arrive. we'll check in with "action news" reporter dann cuellar in just a moment but first, vernon odom is live in center city and vernon, you've been through a few of these but at no time has pennsylvania been more important to the outcome of the race for the president i'm sure you'll agree. >> reporter: true enough jim. pennsylvania has always been a key battleground state in the
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presidential sweepstakes every four years although no republican has carried pennsylvania in the last six presidential cycles. the gop however always thinks it has a chance to put it back in their column. >> we need your support. >> reporter: former big apple mayor turned donald trump surrogate rudy giuliani in the philadelphia suburbs today. attacking the clintons, hillary and bill with the kind of oratorical savagery the trump campaign will long be remembered. >> i don't think americans are going to put those kinds of people in the white house. they're straight out and out crooks. >> reporter: pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes are key to trump and clinton's path to 1600 pennsylvania avenue. clinton and her surrogates are hitting pennsylvania and michigan. trump and his surrogates are frantically going everywhere trying to punch a hole in those traditionally democratic leaning states. nearly one third of pennsylvania's registered voters reside here in
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southeastern pennsylvania. this is where clinton must build a huge lead tomorrow to survive the conservative region west of the susquehanna river. >> we're talking about a victory that's likely to produce six to 700,000 votes margined out of those five counties. >> reporter: philadelphia's democratic ward leaders say the machine will deliver those numbers for the clinton ticket tomorrow. >> it doesn't matter whether it's black white latino or asian, we're going beat. >> reporter: here are some philadelphia voters with their minds made up. >> i'm very enthusiastic about voting. i'm voting for hillary clinton. and i think there's a misperception that there's no. tuesday yam for her. >> i'm leaning more towards donald trump. >> reporter: because. >> he's a big fan of donald trump's as a child. i respect his business qualities. he's a man's man. and i think he'll take this country to a different level. >> reporter: jim, the pace of these candidates and their is
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surrogating is frantic. mr. giuliani said he'll be leaving pennsylvania at about 6 o'clock at this hour and headed first to new hampshire and michigan later on tonight. live in logan circle, i'm vernon odom channel6 "action news." >> thank you vernon. let's go to independence hall now and dann cuellar. dann clinton will be going to north carolina tonight. many people consider this the climactic events of the entire clinton campaign. >> reporter: indeed they do, jim and a large crowd has been gathering here at independent mall for the better part of the day for this event and in just a little less than an hour and a half hillary clinton will make her final pitch to pennsylvania voters before tomorrow's election. security lab intense in the perimeter surrounding independent mall this as crews put finishing touches on the stage, the stage where hillary clinton will be joined by her family the president and first lady and performances by bruce springsteen and bon jeff see. long lines began forming since
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early this morning for tonight's event. donna smith arrived here at 9:30. >> it's a big day. this is the last campaign stop except for north carolina tonight. want to be part of history. >> reporter: brian soto came from san francisco for the event. >> and i'm here because it's a historic event:i mean you have barack obama hillary clinton bill clinton. you have potentially three presidents and what i think is an important night for the state of pennsylvania because it's a swing state. >> reporter: an important swing state s real clear politics polls shows clinton leading by 2.1 points and the reason why she and her opponent have been spending so much time in pennsylvania. jay carter drove here from pittsburgh for the event. >> this is our future. this is my future and this is the first lady that truly represents what america stands for. >> reporter: and here is what some say they want to hear tonight. >> i think this nation we're historically divided right now. it's going to be exciting to hear a, you know, a healing message and a message that kind of gets us, you know,
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continues to bring us together. >> reporter: now, this rally will mark hillary clinton's third consecutive day in philadelphia where she is hoping for a huge turnout in this heavily democratic city to carry her over in this crucial and very important swing state. we're live here at independence mall, i'm dann cuellar channel6 "action news." jim. >> dann thank you. it is also a busy final day for the candidates vying for pennsylvania's senate seat. incumbent republican pat toomey started his day in northeast philadelphia. toomey visited with law enforcement along with fire and paramedic unions at the fraternal order of police lodge. from here toomey head west for five other campaign stops across pennsylvania. democratic challenger katie mcginty will end her day in philadelphia at the rally at independence hall with hillary clinton and president barack obama. this morning she campaigned with clinton at the university of pittsburgh.
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"action news" has you covered on election night. anchors rick williams and monica malpass will be with the the trump and clinton campaigns in new york. we will also have reporters and news crews fanned out across our entire region covering the major local races. for the first time we'll have digital coverage. we would like you to join me and our panel of experts all of our reporters and some special guests. we'll be following the results after the polls close. that begins at 8:00 p.m. on 6abc.com. and if you have any questions or concerns tomorrow, channel6 is once again partnering with the league of women voters to get you the answers that you want to know. they'll be staffing this hotline from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. tomorrow. that is (877)940-6222. of course the election in philadelphia will not be marred by a transit strike. philadelphians awoke this morning to learn that septa and the twu had reached a
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tentative agreement. live at city hall tonight is "action news" reporter john rawlins and john, how did this thing get resolved? >> reporter: well, it was just the give and take of six days of negotiations. there was also high praise for representative dwight evans who was a tenacious go between but while some of the principles here want to down play they will election day issue you really can't. it loomed above the talks. the union endorsed clinton early on as we've talked about here tonight the philadelphia turnout will be key for clinton. the mayor is a democrat, the governor is democrat, frankly just no one involved here wanted to see a transit strike in philadelphia on election day. >> i feel like when they stopped the whole world just stopped. you know, like you never realize how much you depend on transportation until it was gone. >> reporter: it was returning slowly and sometimes it was hard to find your bus. >> there's a lot of repeat buses. still waiting on mine but they're running so it's good. >> reporter: deal finally struck overnight. the announcement came at 5:30 a.m.
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>> we believe this agreement. we know that the strike has caused hardship for thousands of our riders and we sincerely regret this disruption. >> reporter: over the weekend both the governor and city hall signaled they were on board with septa's injunction request that it if granted would have forced strikers back by tomorrow's election. that put pressure on the union. >> we were there for a week trying to get the job done and we got it done. >> reporter: because it must be ratified no one officially talking about the settlement. but sources say it gives workers an enhanced pension which the union wanted but workers will have to pay more for health insurance which septa wanted. there will also be a pay hike. as for a fare hike one was canceled this year. it will be needed next year. >> there will be fare increases but that's in the legislation now that we have to do fare increases every, what two years -- >> three years. >> three years. >> reporter: speaking of money riders with trans passes asking. >> are we going to get refunds the for having the monthlies
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and we bought it like before the month and like it's like six days we missed out of them monthly trans pass. >> reporter: well, septa says it will issue a credit voucher for those six days lost to be used for the purchase of a future pass although septa is reminding riders to hold onto their existing passes because you'll have to turn those in to get that that voucher. live in center city, john rawlins channel6 "action news." jim. >> john, thank you. the "action news" morning team will get an early start again tomorrow with updates as septa resumes its regular schedule. join them a half hour earlier than normal beginning at 4:00 a.m. for the latest on that morning commute. two people were injured in an officer involved crash in berlin camden county today. a police vehicle collided with another car at the intersection of route 73 and berlin cross keys road. the accident happened just before 1 o'clock this afternoon. investigators have not released the extent of the injuries or the cause of the
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crash. philadelphia police have recovered the shell of a vehicle used in to two smash and grab rob referrals -- robberies. the silver merchandise had been set on fire. remnants were found last flight on the 5100 block of bing lam street in olney. police believe this was the vehicle used in the smash and grab robbery at boyd's in center city on october 25th. investigators believe it is the same car connected to a similar robbery at a macy's in northeast philadelphia two days later. philadelphia police say christopher colon stole several laptops from hillary clinton's staffers over the weekend in northern liberties. he was arrested yesterday and charged with criminal mischief and theft. investigators say colon stole the laptops from an suv parked in the 100 block of brown street on saturday. according to police, the crime was not politically motivated. coming up on "action news" tonight, deserving service men get long overdue medals they have earned just days before
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veterans day. and ducis rodgers with the day after another disappointing division loss for the philadelphia eagles. cecily. >> clear cool and dry and this election eve but i am tracking much needed rain on the way. i'll let you know when it arrives in the accuweather 7-day forecast. >> those stories and much more when "action news" continues. >> ♪ z25pkz zi0z
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z25pmz zi0z y25pmy yi0y >> ♪ >> it happened today in cherry hill. five days before veterans day, they paid tribute to a group of veterans who served heroically in an earlier time. new jersey correspondent nora muchanic was there.
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>> reporter: six veterans from spring hills assisted living in cherry hill were a warded camden county military service medals at a special ceremony honoring the sacrifices they made decades ago. >> i think it's nice to have it after all these years. >> i'm so thrilled they awarded me that medal, yeah. >> it brings back some memories. >> reporter: helping to presents the medals was gold star mother melinda cane whose son marine lance corporal jeremy cane was killed in afghanistan in 20's 10. >> it is our duty and our honor in this nation to give back to these men. >> reporter: some of the medical today recipients were teens. they still remember their service sometimes with heartbreak always with pride. >> very emotional when i think about it or talk about it. but that's what's really significant. young men that we left there.
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>> ♪ >> they were wiped out. only ones left were wounded. arthur sellser is was in the seconds wave of soldiers hitting omaha beach on d-day in 1934. >> they give me the part of their life. then i think they should be honored. >> it's enough to make you blow your top. what do you mean you're not going. >> reporter: army veteran ed greenfield served in germany during world two. he's thinking about tomorrow's election and says american soldiers fought and died to protect our right to vote. >> if you don't get out there and exercise what we fought for. >> reporter: greenfield thinks voting honors the service of these old soldiers as much as any medal. in cherry hill, i'm nora muchanic channel6 "action news". katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!"
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>> another frustrating sunday for eagles fans. doesn't get better, not yet. >> schedule is going to get harder. watching that game yesterday getting angry at the television screen. it's the day after and seems the fans are after the head coach. eagles lost to the giants yesterday 28-23. it's a game they could have can won. many are pointing at doug pederson's play calling. twice in the first half pederson elected to go for it on third down instead of kicking a field goal. both times they failed. copy has -- coach had a day to sleep on it.
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>> i think the decisions to go forward just shows confidence and believer in the guys at that time. i felt like we were moving the ball and again at the ends of the day when you look at it we had opportunity -- more opportunities in this game to me and my opinion didn't come down to those two plays. there were enough things in this game again that cost us this football game but i still stick by what i did. >> that three and o start seems like a long i'm ago. birds have lost four of their last five games. they're dead last in the nfc east. presents celek suffered a rib fracture in the game. he'll be limited in practice. birds expect him to be available sunday against atlanta. benny logan is expected back at practice this week. he's been out the past three weeks with a groin injury. josh had you ever's nfl career will continue in tam pennsylvania. bucs signed the receiver to their practice squad.
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eagles cut huff last week following his arrest. sixers host the utah jazz tonight. sixers still winless o and five. they have been close but close is not good enough. >> it's the stuff that we've been doing that we have to do more of and do better is how do you win a game? you know, it's really that simple is like what are you doing in the last three minutes and how do you execute end of game stuff. >> to the ice flyers have a day off on the schedule but not from practice. the team is gearing up to host detroit tomorrow night. this will be their second meeting at the wells fargo center in less than a week. flyers won last week's game in overtime. this team is hovering around the .500 mark. flyers are third in the nhl in goals scored. >> playing some good hockey and i think defensively we're playing well so we can have a chance. we have some things to work on but our game is definitely getting better.
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>> eagles lose mondays are just the worst. >> okay. >> black cloud hanging over. >> okay. we'll get through it together. all right. coming up on "action news," the week ahead from accuweather and cecily tynan when we continue in just a minute. >> ♪ when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine
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equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. i'm franat 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.
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>> election day forecast looks pretty good. >> it looks fantastic. plenty of sunshine, chilly in the morning. just the way it should be. and then temps about 10 degrees warmer than average for the afternoon. that's going to be great election day weather-wise. storm tracker6 live double scan showing no rain out there at all and really today just
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cloud free so great photos cents to me. greg sent this to me on my twitter account from new hope. you can see fall foliage still looking pretty good up there although we're now past peak but look at that sky, too. bright blue sky no, clouds at all and temps despite all the sunshine a little bit on the cool side today and tomorrow morning when the polls open it is going to be chilly. pennsylvania the polls open at 7 o'clock. good amount of sunshine, 34 degrees. new jersey the polls opening at 6:00. 35 degrees. delaware 7 o'clock in the morning, 37 but then tomorrow we get winds out of the southwest. so that means it's going to be a warm afternoon. average highs for this time of the year 59. tomorrow will probably be about 10 degrees better than that. 69 in philadelphia. allentown 68. cape may 64. and wilmington 68 degrees so no weather excuse not to go and vote tomorrow. right now we are beginning to cool things off. 52 degrees currently in philadelphia. our high 56. 3 degrees below normal so definitely a little bit on the
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cool side. allentown and reading dropping to 50. millville already down to 38 degrees. that's the cool spot. cape may 47 and wilmington 50. satellite6 along with action radar showing this is the system that brought us all the sunshine over the weekend. it's holding back a cold front that will be moving in on wednesday but what will happen tomorrow, that high pressure sinks to the south. so what that does it brings us a return flow, winds out of the southwest. that will warm us up but tonight with that high pressure over us, we've got clear skies, light winds, so seasonably chilly, 41 in philadelphia, allentown all the way down to 30. could have a touch of frost there. trenton 36 and cape may 39 degrees. but as we head through the day tomorrow with those winds out of the southwest we warm up to 69 degrees. bright sunshine. really a beautiful day. and that cold front will be sweeping through on wednesday. what this means is finally we get some rain. we do need the rain. it's just going to be a drop in the bucket, about a quarter inch to a half inch of rain. it will be a lot cooler,
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58 degrees but we're in a very progressive pattern. what this means is that system will be out of here by thursday. another area of high pressure builds in and that brings us a return to dry weather. so, the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, beautiful weather for your election day. again, chilly morning, afternoon delight though with temps running about 10 degrees above normal. 69 degrees on wednesday that cold front pushes in. so that will bring us a lot of changes. lots of clouds, temperatures about 10 degrees cooler. some showers arriving in the morning. looks like a steady rain by the afternoon. the high 58 degrees but thursday we're back in the bright sunshine. it will be sunny and breezy with a high of 57 degrees. friday which is veterans day bright sunshine. winds will be increasing through the day ahead of a cold front. ahead of that front though temperatures pretty mild. 63 degrees. could have a few evening showers on friday night. look at this on saturday much saturday is going to feel like winter. the high only 49 degrees but then you factor in winds.
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it's going to be a blustery day. wind chills much of the day in the upper 30's but you don't like it that cold? just wait until sunday. sunny temperatures down to more seasonable weather 56 degrees. great weather for the eagles game at the linc. monday sun and clouds a-60. all in all a nice looking forecast and every day it changes. >> thank you cecily. abc's "world news tonight" with david muir is next on channel6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl17 with brian taff, sharrie williams, adam joseph and ducis rodgers. and then please join us for "action news" at 11:00 here on channel6. for cecily tynan, ducis rodgers and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. we hope you'll join us at 11:00. >> ♪
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tonight, breaking developments from abc news election headquarters here in times square. we are outside at the electoral map, of course, the key, 270 electoral votes. and the brand new polls are just in. tonight, where this race stands, with just hours to go. who is leading before the first polls open? trump, clinton, neck and neck in the battlegrounds. hillary clinton set to take the stage with the president, the first lady and bruce springsteen just moments from now. we're live. and donald trump tonight, barnstorming the battlegrounds, lashing out at the fbi after clearing clinton again. and tonight, why trump is confident he will win. our powerhouse political team is all here. also tonight, the case of the alleged serial killer breaks wide open. the suspect leading authorities to several gruesome discoveries. and don't here, his new ghonds. >>

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