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town hall meeting. this came at the end of a traumatic day on campus. after black freshmen appeared on a grotesque chat session. a racist attack that has shaken the penn campus to it's core. jeff chirico is live on the penn campus at 36th and walnut. you have the full story. >> reporter: most of all the black freshmen received it on a social media app. some of it made reference to donald trump. >> i felt scared. i didn't know where it's coming from. >> reporter: this is one of those added to a racist group chat aimed at black penn students. mudmen included racial slurs. >> they made an event on the
caller enradar saying it is lynch day. >> a number of the students targeted gathered at a private meeting. outside, hundreds marched on the campus for the protest ch. >> one of the last places i would expect that. >> disgusting and vile. >> reporter: it was created by a user named daddy trump. >> there was a message about trump. >> reporter: they called it repugnant and said we are angry and saddened it was directed to our students or anyone. the people responsible are reprehensible. the mayor said it is heart breaking to see this in the city of brotherly love. police are working to determine who created the account. some feel the presidential election em boldined those with
these thoughts. >> someone is in charge that shares the same morals. they are confident with projecting that. >> reporter: university officials say it appears the account was based in oklahoma. they are still investigating. governor tom wolf weighs in on this tweeting that these acts are unacceptable. live in university city, jeff chirico, channel 6 "action news"s. >> thank you. for the third night americans to the streets to protest the election of donald trump. this is iowa city, home of the university of iowa where protesters stopped traffic. this was the scene in dallas, texas. >> protesters were back on the beat in philadelphia. "action news" reporter, dann cuellar is live at city hall. dann? >> reporter: jim, this time it was the quality coalition and
dump trump coalition making their voices heard. people who are upset with the outcome of the election. about 250 protesters took to the windy streets of philadelphia denouncing the election of donald trump. >> after tuesday, it felt like i was living a joke, except the joke was on all of us. >> i just couldn't believe it. back to this nonsense. it's unreal. i don't know what we can do. not much, but i just wanted to participate. >> i know a bunch of people who voted for trump. because i wasn't able to vote, i'm going to stand-up for my rights. >> reporter: member of the lgbtq were there. >> the vote for trump was a vote against my life. many people i love around me. i don't want to stand for it.
>> everything is love. love is love is love. i can't live in a world that love isn't accepted while hiet is way more accepted in our country than love. >> reporter: the group ultimately marched to independence mall, the place that gave birth to the nation, the right to free speech was born. >> everybody who is basically isn't a white man is under the bus. he threw us under the bus. it's not right. he's not fit to be president or anything like that. >> reporter: finally, a number of groups, including the equality coalition are planning to stage a rally in washington on inauguration day, january 20th. live in center city, dann cuellar, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you, dann. s new jersey governor chris christie has been replaced as chair of donald trump's
transition team. he was bumped to vice chair, a position he will share with trump's adult children. he's been replaced by vice president-elect mike pence. there are reports trump heard from congressional leaders in washington that pence would be a better choice. meanwhile, donald trump may be softening his stance on obamacare. he told the wall street journal he would consider keeping parts of the health care law. trump told the paper he favors keeping protections for people with pre-existing conditions and extending coverage for young adults under their parents insurance. a young woman was killed tonight crossing lehigh avenue in the west kensington section of philadelphia. the 23-year-old woman was struck by a red honda civic at 6:00. philadelphia police say the victim was not crossing at the light. they say the driver is
cooperating fully and was not impaired. dashcam video obtained shows the moments leading up to a hadden township police officer shooting a driver during a traffic stop in camden october 29th. he hits the gas and carries the police officer with him. he gets out instead of getting on the ground as ordered. the man takes off running. the officer gives chase. you will hear his gun discharge once. 38-year-old edmond brown had by shot in the leg. he is out of the hospital but held on $100,000 bail. the officer is on administrative leave while authorities investigate his use of force. president obama used today to call for unity. he went to arlington national cemetery, noting veterans day
comes after political campaigns, after election day. obama said the american instinct is to find strength in our common creed and forge unity from our great diversity. 11 gun salute rang out at the philadelphia vietnam veterans memorial to honor the sacrifices made by our troops. they placed wreaths in memory of the 648 philadelphians. they built a monument on the south side of the grounds. the largest hundreds lined the streets to salute veterans including those who served in world war ii. among them, 91-year-old howard turner who helped chase the
nazis. >> still to come, nad nad tries to get answers. >> find out what this is about in the troubleshooter report. time to celebrate. jamie apody with highlights from the sixers first victory of the season. cecily. >> windchill tomorrow morning across the viewing area in the 20s. warmer air will make a comeback. we'll let you know when in the accuweather seven day forecast. >> it's friday night, which means high school huddle when "action news" continues.
news" troubleshooters. a local consumer paid hundreds of dollars for work that never got started. nydia han has a worning and tries to track down answers. >> reporter: this is taking unexpected turns and the consumer we interviewed is not the only one complaining. >> remove all of this and haul it away and replace it with a new walkway. >> reporter: he is ray and owns a philadelphia based business called cement doctor. the business isn't doing any healing, instead, causing her nothing but pain. >> everything is just on hold. >> reporter: she says she and her husband gave them a 50% deposit of $700 for work to begin in a few days. >> he never showed up. this repeated itself five or more times. >> reporter: he failed to show up five or more times? >> yes. >> reporter: in a text, they claim a concrete truck was at
the home and the delay was due to rain. they showed the records from the national weather service. >> less than .01 rain fell. so, throw the -- yes. >> reporter: my name is nydia han, i'm with channel 6 "action news." i want to ask you questions about your business. why won't you talk to me? why did you take $700 and never finish the job? this case and another are pending grand jury presentation. this says he took nearly $2400. >> the contractor we see it time and time again. >> reporter: his business card claims he is licensed and insured. >> i saw no such evidence he was licensed or insured in nrj nj. >> reporter: same in pennsylvania. not only was he unlicensed with the attorney general's office, his business name is not
registered with the department of state. speaking of business names, there is a different cement doctor in pennsylvania. this one is in the pittsburgh area and does have the proper registration and license as well as an a plus with the better business bureau. ray's with the same name has an f. >> angry? sure. it a fif he canfects us. they think we are a franchise and we are not. >> reporter: he's received calls from several dozen disgruntled customers. why can't you at least talk to me about your business? >> i don't want him to ever do it to anyone else again, whether it's $10 or $10,000. i don't want it to happen. >>reporter: when hiring a contractor, aside from checking for a license, registration and insurance, pay no more than one-third up front.
more on 6abc.com. i'm nydia han channel 6 "action news." a new business is opening in upper darby that will give women the know-how to work on their cars and do it with style. the garage doors were officially raised tonight on what is called the girl's auto clinic. the shop, which employed five female mechanics will not only repair cars, but show women how to do it themselves. there's a salon that offers manicures and blowouts while you wait. you like that? you do. all right. the weather is just right for this, the first evening of ice skating in center city. lots of families out enjoying their first skate of the season. in honor of veterans day, anybody who serves in the armed forces can skate for free. it is open from now until february 22nd. let's get the weekend
accuweather forecast from cecily tynan. >> feeling like the holiday season out there tonight. pretty cold. the storm tracker showing it is dry out there tonight. it will be a completely dry weekend. i don't think we are going to see much cloud cover this weekend. this is live sky 6. take a look at the ben franklin bridge, red, white and blue this veterans day. sky 6 not shaking as much as it was. the winds are beginning to die down. we have winds at 10-18 miles per hour. the temperatures are deceiving. 43 in philadelphia. 40 in reading, 41 in trenton. 46 in cape may. factor in the winds and windchills right now are in the 30s across most of the viewing area. tomorrow morning, windchills in the 20s. we have a quick taste of winter. it won't be lasting long. satellite 6 showing that right now, we have clear conditions, not only across the mid-atlantic but also the midwest to the west. i amtraking this area of
disturbed weather. that could become a weak coastal storm and bring rain. that won't likely be until tuesday or wednesday of next week. mostly clear, a moonlit sky. it's windy. overnight low, 29. 37 for center city areas with a growing season hasn't ended under a frost advisory tonight. through the day tomorrow, loads of sunshine with the high pressure building in. it will stay on the cool side. the afternoon high, 51 degrees. normal high for this time of year is 58. if you like it warmer, wait for the second half of the weekend. high pressure to the south. the winds generally out of the west-southwest. it's a nice rebound, up to 60 degrees. great timing for the eagles/falcons game. loads of sunshine. 58 at kick off and 59 in the fourth quarter. we will have clear skies on
sunday night. so, great viewing for the extra supermoon. it's a full moon and the closest to earth in the orbit since 1948. it's going to be big. it's going to be bright. the cloud condition will allow us to watch it. you won't see it again until 2034 in 18 years. don't miss it this time. the exclusive accuweather forecast, brisk and chilly. the high, 51 degrees. we bounce to 60 degrees on sunday. we keep that weather, 60 degrees on monday. on tuesday, this is when it clouds up. possibility of rain depending on the weak coastal storm. at this point, the best chance is east of philadelphia. still unsettled on wednesday. still a chance of a shower, 58 degrees. thursday, a few showers possible and clouds mixed with sun. 62, mostly sunny. chilly tomorrow morning, all in all a nice fall weekend. >> thank you, cecily. the philadelphia business
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so the last time the sixers won a game in november was when? >> 2013. >> 2013. >> yeah. >> until? >> tonight. all right. i got overanxious tonight, i forgot the sixers were the sixers. i went on twitter and said tonight's the night. they blew the lead and went into overtime. allen iverson missed the memo.
joel embiid, the bucket and foul. the sixers did somehow find a way to lose the lead. it forced overtime. embiid on the bench, how can you do that? he led the sixers to their first win. 25 points in 26 minutes firefighter embiid. sixers win for the first time in november since 2013, 109-105. iverson a legend in the house. the team wore his jersey in the warm up. he goes into the hall of fame of monday. simmons gave them the lead. they come back to score four times in the third period, four straight on steve mason. they lost the third strait. who is the highest position player? the answer is howie kendrick. they exchanged him for cameron
rupp. he's a career .289 hitter. he will earn $10 million on his contract. two days away from the battle of the birds, eagles and falcons. call it is dog days of november. they brought miles, the goldendoodle to practice. >> everybody loves dogs. we have had a tough couple weeks, so i brought bringing him in today would lighten the mood a little bit. >> friday night college football, penn hosting -- quaker scored two in the final 15 seconds. the quakers win 27-14. harvard's first loss in the ivy. congrats to them. national champ la fayette. working early.
heart to field jenkins. 25-2. they go on to win by 40, 88-48. opening the season with the alma mater. temple blew a ten-point lead. forced overtime. scored seven in the extra period for the owls. they win, 97-92. how about penn football. >> how about it? >> they are good. spent this veterans day in service. they served dinner tonight at the 300 ministries in spring garden in philadelphia hoping to feed those less fortunate.
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