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♪ ♪ in your cup. easter message surrounded by heighten security. terrorism on the mind of many people on this day christians believe jesus rose from the dead. >> easter celebrations are getting underway in our area, too. the action cam was at sunrise service at mount olive baptist church in mantua section. today is one of the holiest day for millions around the world. >> philadelphia's easter promenade steps off this afternoon it will feel like summer instead of spring out there. >> 7:00 a.m., sunday morning, sky6 live hd looking live outside. it's going to be a beautiful day. meteorologist chris sowers is outside enjoying it already,
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right, chris? >> reporter: actually it's starting to feel like summer now, temperatures are climbing into the mid -6r -- 60s in several locations. 57 degrees in slatington. 47 in bethlehem. cooler in the lehigh valley. quakertown, 58. malvern, 61. same number for center city. media, checking in at 5. glassboro, 61. dover, 66 degrees. hammonton, 64. woodbine checking in at 60. satellite and radar we pushed all the cloud cover from yesterday out to sea, so a few clouds hanging around, we're seeing generally clear skies on city avenue. a few showers to the west, most of that will stay to the west today. forecast for today, testers are close to 60 degrees now -- temperatures are close to 60 degrees now. we're seeing mostly sunny skies, by lunchtime, 78 warm and breezy. winds gusting 20 to 30 miles per hour. by 4:00 p.m. feeling like
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summer. look at that temperature, 85 degrees in the city. that is normal for june 28. here we are easter sunday. other locations around the delaware and lehigh valleys. 85 for kutztown arena reading. 84 allentown. pottstown, 83. downingtown, 84. i-95 corridor, 85. glassboro, berlin, 85. doylestown, 83. salem, 84. jersey shore, sea isle city, 75. same number for cape may. atlantic city 74. you travel inland. look at millville, 80s, speed well, 84 degrees, a delightful finish to the weekend him -- weekend. feeling like june later this afternoon. we have unfortunately, cooler weather on the way and a chance of rain in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. guys. >> a sea of worshipers gathered at st. peter's square to hear the message by pope francis.
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>> in the wake of attacks on coppic churches inpt. coptic christians will be targets of militant in egypt. during mass last night, he under the faithful to keep hope alive for a better future. >> vice president mike pence is in south korea to rally support against north korea and his weapons program. this morning pens spoke to troops stationed in south korea. he said a failed missile test was a provocation and reminder of the risk they face. he would hold meetings with south south korean prime minister and japan. it was a medium range missile that exploded 4 to 5 seconds
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into the flight. north korea paraded the weapons through the streets of pyongyang. 08,000 americans troops are stationed in south korea as part of a normal deployment. president donald trump called north korea a problem. jim mattis issued this statement -- your time, 7 police working to solve a murder after a 24-year-old woman was shot and killed. police say this handgun right here was used to kill the woman. the shooter did getaway. the crime happened in the 700 block of east tilton street. the woman was shot in the chest and taken to temple university hospital and could not be saved. police are working to track down
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the shooter. they are looking for clues and a motive. three people were able to escape a burning home in gloucester township, camden county. the fire started shortly after midnight. damaging a home in the unit block of lincoln avenue. investigators say the fire began in the basement. flames spread to other parts of the home before firefighters put it out. the cause of the fire this morning still under investigation. a rowan university police officer is injured, but talking after being hit by a car. around 10:00 p.m., the officer pulled over a car in the 300 block of mullica hill road in glassboro on the border of rowan campus. a second vehicle hit the officer. the vehicle stopped. the officers' injuries are serious, will you not life threatening. no word if charges will be filed. a grandmother and grandchild were hit by a dirt bike in upper darby. it happened after the police chase in philadelphia and the violence did not stop there.
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annie mccormick explains. >> reporter: both of the victims went to the hospital, the grandmother to penn presbyterian hospital and the young child a 6-year-old to chop. upper darby police have a person of interest in custody, however no charges have been announcedment. >> he hit both of them and they went flying in the air. >> reporter: this is the dirt bike that plowed through a packed 59th street in upper darby striking a grandmother and child. the dirt bike driver didn't stop there. >> the guy jumped off the bike and carjacked somebody's car tried to get away. the cons was right behind him. ride behind him, i hope they got the guy. the girl she was stillless, nobody knows if she was all right. >> the operator of the motor vehicle gets off it and pulls a knife out and carjacks a vehicle and takes off with the vehicle. we have the vehicle on cobbs creek parkway.
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>> reporter: philadelphia police confirm a detail looking for illegal dirt bikes and atv riders pulled over a suspect, but terminated the brief pursuit. the driver drove through upper darby dodging traffic zipping through. authorities were thankful more people were not injured considering adults and children were heading inside. >> a kid show from youtube. we have 1500 to two thousand people lined up to get into the show before opening. fortunately the fire department and ems were here automatically, she was picked up right away. that's the fortunate part, the unfortunate part she is in serious condition. >> reporter: the grandmother and young girl are in stable condition. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> if you're just waking up, 7:07 a.m. traveling around the benjamin franklin parkway will get more difficult. beginning wednesday, the inner
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lanes of the parkway inbound and outbound will be closed from eakens oval to 20th street. this marks the second of the four phases of traffic restrictions for the coming nfl draft. the draft runs from april 27th to the 29th. you can find a list of the road closures and the draft festival at time to put on your easter bonnet, because a whole lot of fun is about to hit philadelphia in the form of a easter promenade. it includes a parade, costume contest and live music and the easter bunny. the parade starts at 12:30 p.m., 12th and peace. it's going tb a hopping good time. we want to see how your celebrating this easter. check out these cuties right here. i like the babies.
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please use the #6abc action on social mia. >> 7:09 a.m. much more to come on "action news" sunday morning. severe weather, tornados reportedly touching down in texas. >> easter commemorations are underway in our area and around the world, you're looking live right at cinnaminson, new jersey with easter services here. chris. >> reporter: nydia, after a june like 85 degrees today it will turn cooler tomorrow. we have rain chances to talk about. details in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast coming up next.
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>> welcome back everybody, happy easter to you. 7:11 a.m., this is a live picture coming in ocean city new jersey music pier, a non-denominational easter service. people gathered to listen to the message of a peerk right there. this is a beautiful,
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beautiful -- whoever the speaker is right there. this is a beautiful, beautiful day. chris sowers says you'll be hopping up and down because you won't need a jacket. >> reporter: a lot of folks were contacting me on twitter saying they were heading to the pancake house. let's get you outside, no jackets required today. it's extremely mild, already. high temperatures will shoot into the 80s normal for the end of june. beautiful shot of mr. william penn there, standing tall. we have mainly sunny conditions over the city of philadelphia this morning, a couple of clouds south and east. let's flip it over to the radars. we have showers north of the lehigh valley and another batch of showers at the bottom of the screen south of dover. we'll zoom in there quickly. this is very, very light stuff pushing out of kent county over the delaware bay. it will move into the southern
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portions of cape may county. cape may, the villas, dell haven that area expect to see a brief shower within the half-hour. all the movement is west to east moving very, very rapidly out to sea. once that pulls through, that's it for the rest of the day. philadelphia 61 degrees, dewpoint, 59. yes, it is a little humid out there this morning. you'll notice that. press is falling. winds out of the southwest at 7 miles per hour. so, 63 in millville. 66 in dover. 66 for atlantic city. poconos 58. 51 in allentown. 56 in trenton, lancaster checking in at 52. satellite and radar lots of clouds yesterday, don't have to remind you it was a gray day kind of chilly, as well with the breeze. a warm front pulled through and skies have opened up nicely in the city points north and west, clouds hanging on south and east, this will continue to pull away over the next few hours, that's going to set up a
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gorgeous day everywhere. as you see full sunshine and temperatures in the 80s. wider view showing the rain to the west. you have to travel a good five, six hundred miles to the west to get into the unsettled weather. chicago, showers, looks like it is pushing into st. louis and cincinnati and detroit. that's wet weather there. that's the cold front heading this way. the temperatures are cooler on the other side of the that front. this is today air mass, this is tomorrow's air mass. we'll not see 40s and 50s, but it will be cooler than what we're seeing today. today, 85. tomorrow, 60s. ahead of it the winds are out of the southwest. nice and toasty today. tomorrow, comfortable northwesterly breeze out of canada, high of 70 to 72 degrees. future tracker shows clouds pushing out to sea by late morning. by afternoon it's full sunshine for just about everybody. nice and dry, sunny skies for
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the lehigh valley as well as south jersey and delaware. as we continue to advance this along, maybe a pop-up shower after 9:00 for the lehigh valley. everybody's else will stay -- everybody else will stay dry. beautiful today and tomorrow. bright sunshine 85 degrees, normal for june 28. sun and clouds breezy. winds out of the west/southwest 25 miles per hour. patchy clouds later on. 1:00 p.m., 82. 3:00 p.m., 84. 5:00 p.m., 85 degrees. maybe a quick-hitting shower or thunderstorm around. after 9:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m., mainly areas north and west of the city. 67 for surrounding suburbs, 64 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 degrees today. hop is very happy.
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the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 today. tomorrow, breeze breezy and pleasant, 72. tuesday, 65 degrees. wednesday, clouds and showers arrest thunderstorms. 62. i've been asked can i plant now i don't see anything terribly cold. >> good news there. >> several tornados touched down in texas. reports from the national weather service indicates five tornados touched down in the town of demic. one was an ef-3. it brought hail and flooding, no injuries were reported.
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young. he is captivating crowds on social media with his infectious smile and voice. >> yes, sir, did you hear that note he hit. sullivan johnson has been singing in the bethany baptist in chester since he was ten years old. that's 80 years. he has 3 children and 19 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. for his big board he does what he does every sunday he sang. ♪ >> this is a running back coach at san jose state university, look at him go. he is breaking it down to you
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can't touch. if he looks like he was the choreography down pat, it's because he used to be a backup dancer, after all these years, he still has the swagger. >> tell us what you think about the videos by going to our facebook page. >> no dancing -- we'll be right back. can't see it. can't taste it.
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air across the heartland of the nation. this is the cold front traveling east. it's 41 in bismarck some of the suburbs are in the 0s. 30s. this front will slide threw and put an end to the party so to speak. normally this is a bad position for an area of high pressure because this will become a heat pump during the summer months you get the southwesterly wind. fortunately it is still april and the jet stream is strong. that will kick this high off the coast and knock it out to sea and we'll see the winds shift out of the northwest as we get into monday, tuesday, wednesday. and temperatures get back down to where they should be for this time of the year. enjoy today's summer warmth. 85 in the city. 75 for the shore. 75 tort poconos. >> thank you for the update. sports this morning,
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phillies play in washington, d.c. the phils losing streak is over. they knocked off the nationals yesterday, here's jeff skeverski. >> reporter: after a tough week in which the phillies lost a season high four straight, the manager put it perfectly yesterday saying it was fun for the team. fun to watch yesterday. phils and nationals honoring jackie robinson. everyone wearing 42. howie kendrick using jackieesque speed. what a catch. the solo shot to left, heller son allows two runs in 7 innings. nats tie it up at 2. hernandez facing former philly, joe blant -- blanton. they protect it later in the 8th. miguel franco, freddie galvis,
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somehow, some way, galvis makes the play. phillies end their season long four-game losing streak winning 4-2 on number 42 jackie robinson day. for a guy who has issues getting on the floor and getting playing time, jahill okafor said he loves being here and wants to be part of the future. okafor has not taken a shot at the -6rers for -- sixers for the way they handled him. despite what he said publicly, he said he wants to start, the sixers are willing to trade him. >> i was never frustrated with the coach or brian. i was frustrated with the situation i was dealing with, having myself, nerlens noel and
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jolly anne rashawn. >> he finds himself in a situation there's a road block ahead, openly we've discussed scenarios with his agent that we could find something mutually beneficial. if not, we're happy to have him as part of the organization. he is a great kid. >> the only pro team in town to win a playoff round since 2013, sixers, no, flyers, no, phillies noap, -- nope. eagles no. the soul the defending champs, kicking off last night five touchdowns, soul win the opener, 56-52. that's sports, happy easter, everyone! >> time 7:27 a.m. an odd assault caught on video in canada. take a look at this. here it goes, a man was tackled by a deer as he was getting out
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of the truck. wait for it. there it goes. it took a while. it happened on april fools day. but he told his friends and family, that didn't really happen. he decided to get video proof and share it online. wild scene there. >> there's no way he could have seen that coming. >> we'll have more "action news" just ahead. we'll see that after the break. tuition and retirement. i can help you piece together your financial journey for today and tomorrow. if you have a question about investing, ask me. sincerely, amanda etheridge, fellow planner and fellow citizen. by the time the drugs rannd wout, i was addicted..
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sunday, the action cam is look look live at ocean city. it is going to soar well into the 80s in philadelphia today. >> pope francis marks easter with his holiday message amid tighter security. but first, it is 7:30 a.m., developing right now from north korea overnight. we learned more about yesterday's failed missile launch a white house foreign policy advisor said north korea tried to fire a missile, but it exploded five minutes after left off. the escalation coming as vice president mike pence begins his ten-day trip across asia. landing in south korea. among the first stops for the vice president and says family was an easter sunday church service with u.s. troops.
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let's go outside to meteorologist chris sowers and the accuweather forecast. we're warming up nicely, right, chris. >> i can feel the warmth of that sun the my back. temperatures in the 60s, some locations close to where we topped out all of yesterday. it's not even 8:00 a.m. warm stuff is heading this way, pottstown, 58 degrees. kirkwood, 60. malvern, 61. media, 59. look at the numbers to the southeast. 66 in dover. 65 out in blue berry county, hammonton. cinnaminson, 60. glassboro, 63. vineland, 64. browns mill 52. cloud cover southeast especially the delaware bay region picking up mostly cloudy skies, everybody else is seeing mainly sunny conditions. it's nice and comfortable. 9:00 a.m., 68 degrees, look for a combination of sun and clouds. by 1:00 p.m. we jump
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dramatically, 82 at that point, mostly sunny skies, 5:00 p.m. 84. somewhere between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. we'll manage a high of 85 degrees. look for a warm breeze developing, as well. we could see gusts as high as 20 to 30 miles per hour. for the jersey shore it's cooler thanks to the sea breeze, 9:00 a.m., 64. 1:00 p.m., 70 and 5:00 p.m., 68 degrees coming off a high of the beach about 74 or 75. there you have it, a beautiful easter sunday in store for us, should be the warmest easter sunday in at least 6 years back in 2011, we hit 84. if we manage to hit 85 degrees, it will be the warmest easter in a quarter century. that's as far back as my records go. get out and enjoy it. we have rain chance in the seven-day forecast heading this way later this week. i'll be back along in just a few minutes with the details. guys. >> we look forward to it. for the latest forecast anytime
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we invite you to download the upgraded weather app. it has temperatures and upcoming forecast and the only minute by minute precipitation forecast for the region. the new accuweather app is a free download your your mobile device. dozens of families gathered this morning for one of the oldest easter sunrise services in south jersey. "action news" was out in lake view memorial park in cinnaminson. worshipers enjoyed live music. >> philadelphia archbishop charles which chaput will prider the mass later today. security attended the tens of thousand who flocked to the vatican for easter mass.
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thousands gathered to hear pope's message to the city and the world. the pontiff asked those in attendance to reflect on everyday problems, including war and human tragedies and illness. security which was already employed for holy week ceremonies included armed police positioned on rooftops and metal detecters. >> new information to tell you about this morning, philadelphia police working to solve a shooting investigation they say a man was shot inside a delaware avenue club. here's what we're learning about this. the 26-year-old victim was injured in the leg by a bullet. he happened tow b-side nightclub in fishtown. the man is being treated at hanheman university hospital. police are sorting out what happened. they are looking for the shooter. philadelphia police trying to solve a triple shooting in kensington. all three victims are men
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injured in the 2800 block of north hope street. police are trying to figure out a motive for this one. they are trying to find the shooter. >> it was a rough week for the trump administration, there was the success of the supreme court, but one of the most embarrassing episodes yet for the trump team. abc marry bruce has more. >> reporter: the president trump white house sets its sights abroad. it took senate republicans blowing up the filibusters to get it done, but the trump administration got a much-needed win when neil gorsuch was sworn in as the 113 go ahead supreme court justice. this was a triumph. president trump made the most of it. >> the most important thing that a president of the united states does is appoint people to the supreme court and i got it done in the first 100 days,
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that's even nice. you think that's easy? >> reporter: the administration shifted its focus to foreign policy from talking tough on russia and walking back earlier criticism of nato. >> i said it was obsolete. it is no longer obsolete. targeting afghanistan with the mother of all bomb and ratcheting up pressure on nor korea. one problem that could have been avoid came courtesy of press secretary sean spicer suggested that not only was assad worse than hitler, but hitler did not use chemical weapons during world war ii. >> you have someone as despicable as hitler who didn't sink to using chemical weapons. >> reporter: hitler did use poisonous gas killing millions of people during the holocaust.
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while spicer apologized for his comments. >> i was trying to draw a compassion for which there should not be one. it was incentive. >> reporter: the white house cleaning up after another self-inflicted controversy. abc news washington. >> be sure to tune in this morning for a special edition of abc's this week. martha raddatz is oned ground reporting from -- is on the ground reporting from seoul, south korea. mike pence is in south korea this morning. if you're looking to vote, time is running out. monday is the deadline to register to vote. you can find an online application at philadelphia the primary is may 15th. a new home for history is about to open in old city, already a haven for history.
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alicia vitarelli takes a closer look. >> reporter: days ahead of the grand opening we got a sneak peek inside philadelphia's latest treasure, a look inside the american museum. it tells not only the story of our nation, but of our city. >> if you think of the revolution as a tap y. this takes you on a journey from being subjects of the british empire in 1760 through the creation of the american republic. >> reporter: that story is told across 16,000 square feet of exhibition space from art and artifacts to replicas to important scenes and objects from the period and digital interaction. the creators say they wanted it to feel like a science museum.
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>> they can stand under the recreation of the boston liberty tree and stands in the middle of battle of brandywine and get aboard a privateer ship. >> reporter: since the first time from 1990, visitors can see george washington headquarters where the general lived and worked. all actual pieces of history that will live on in the birth place of our nation. >> philadelphia was the headquarters of the american revolution, this is where all the delegates came all army who fought in the revolutionary war marched down chestnut street past our front door. >> reporter: the museum officially opens to the public april 19. they expect a big turnout in the next few weeks, but you can reserve your spot online ahead of time. >> a lot of history. >> so much to learn. much more to come on "action news" this sunday. a love story that predates the
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constitution is coming to the stage in philadelphia. 6abc loves the arts brings you a preview. athletes face a challenge before and after the game, battling diabetes. we'll explain. >> sky6 live hd looking live at cape may, new jersey. meteorologist chris sowers back next with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> so glad you stayed with us,
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no, no, no, that's my word for that one. this is a pool that let's people swim and at the same time let's
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you feel like you're flying, this is instagram video of a swimmer stepping over the edge of a building. this is on the 40th floor of houston's market square tower. >> i don't think i could do that either. >> i would not do that. it's so nice we'll depart from the usual way of doing things, let's go outside to chris sowers with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. you can thank us later. >> reporter: i didn't want to come in, the sun is hitting my back, the birds are chirping. i hope you have a chance to enjoy it. a beautiful day for easter sunday. beautiful shot of the philadelphia international airport, what you will notice we have clear skies up above. we have a couple of clouds, more toward the shore, but mainly sunny conditions over the city. now, if you travel farther to the south, as we flip it over to the radars, we have spritzes and sprinkles showing up south of
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vineland and getting into cape may county. reeds beach to the villas, in between there they are picking up showers maybe a spritz or sprinkle. that will continue through cape may courthouse in the next half-hour and off the coast of stone harbor and avalon. very, very right stuff. it won't amount to much. a little batch there pull through, most of the time today we feature a combination of sun and clouds. look at the forecasted high, this will be the warmest easter sunday since 2011 when we hit 84. if we manage to go above 84. it will be the warmest easter sunday, the record is 90. atlantic city, 66. dover, 66. you can see how nicely the clouds have continue to work out to sea. mostly sunny conditions north and west, partly sunny, skies south and east. here's future tracker 6 whatever cloud cover you're seeing across
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south jersey and delaware that will pull away. you'll see full sun this afternoon. we'll stop the clock at 4:00 p.m. mostly sunny skies, no rain in the forecast. easter sunday is dry. later this evening, after 9:00, a quick-hitting shower or thunderstorm could develop for areas north and west of philadelphia. and you just saw for monday, monday looks crystal clear, as well. temperature-wise, 84 degrees, the model has us at that today. accuweather will go 85. cooler changes tomorrow. the cold front comes through. tomorrow is a nice day, 73 for the high. tuesday the real cool stuff starts to work in. we'll see overnight lows drop into the 40s and 50s, afternoon highs in the mid 60s. so eventually we'll cool things down. we have a good 48 hours of this, nice warm, summer-like stuff here. 85 in philadelphia. wilmington, 83. millville, 84. somewhat cooler for the jersey shore thanks to a sea breeze, cape may, 75.
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atlantic city, 74. overnight tonight perhaps an evening shower or thunderstorm north and west of philadelphia. they would be very brief and quick-hitters. poconos 64 that's the normal high for this time of the year. 60 overnight in millville. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, after 85 today, 72 tomorrow. 65 for tuesday, and then the pattern turns a little bit unsettled. we could see a shower or two around wednesday, 62. there's a shower threat for thursday and friday, 73, 74. next weekend looks nice, return of sunshine and highs around 70 degrees. nydia, it is picture perfect out here this morning, the sun is shining brightly. we just had a cardinal fly by. get out and enjoy it. >> managing type one diabetes can be challenge challenging for a child and family. in kids health matters erin
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o'hern shows us how one montgomery family handles it all. >> reporter: ricky has been hooked on will lacrosse fins 4th grade. -- since 4th grade. he is division one lacrosse player. >> i didn't know what my future would be with it. >> reporter: but the children's hospital diabetes center helped the family understand diabetes and set a treatment routine and be confident they could handle a sports, too. >> we encourage families who treat their children who have diabetes like they did before they had diabetes. >> reporter: a monitor under the skin checks his blood sugar every five seconds sending an alert to the insulin pump whether it's too high or two
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lows. dad keeps a jar threw of needles from the lacrosse season for what ricky went through. controlling blood sugar for sports takes extra prep he has a rescue bag for the unexpected. watchfulness doesn't stop after the game. >> it can lead to low blood sugar. >> for ricky it's all part of life. >> he never uses it as a excuse for anything. >> don't let it determine how you live. >> reporter: erin o'hern channel 6 "action news."
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with us, opera philadelphia is staging one of the most beloved operas of all time. the story at that tackled the age old battle between rich and poor. karen rogers has more in 6abc loves the arts. >> reporter: mozart debuted the marriage of figaro. the marriage of figaro tells the story of figaro and suzanne. the count wants to have a first go at the bride. >> reporter: so the servants concoct a plan to fend off the count while moving ahead of -- with their wedding. >> the poor countess is singing about her broken heart and that her husband would love her
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again. it feature features some of mozt famous works. >> some of the most beautiful music ever written. >> you will leave humming a tune or two. >> reporter: it was a magic team together, the comedy is so animated. the cast promises that the end of each act will leave i wanting more. >> it's a very relatable comedy with very funny characters there's something for everyone. >> reporter: opera philadelphia performs the marriage of figaro april 28 through may 7. for tickets and showtimes visit arts in for 6abc loves the arts, i'm karen rogers. >> the people scene this year's nominees for the billboard music
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tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions. so talk to your doctor about jardiance- the one and only type 2 diabetes treatment with heart. visit for a free consultation with a certified diabetes educator if you qualify. and passover and life is good, chris. >> reporter: life is fantastic. this day is gorgeous, let's flip it over to the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, the ton of sunshine today, look at the high, 85 degrees, that's normal for june 28. sunny and breezy tomorrow, 72. cold front slides through. tuesday, 65. wednesday, 62. a little unsettled late in the
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week. thursday and friday there's a chance of showers. even then we're back up into the 70s, wintery is long gone and we're looking straight ahead. that's the way we like it. 7:56 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's the look ahead. hi, gray and nydia, good morning philadelphia. coming up on "g.m.a.," new overnight, north korea launching a missile one day after parading a fleet of military technology. the missile exploded right after takeoff. trump supporters and protesters squared off in california. all this while thousands of others took to the streets nationwide demanding to see the president's tax return. she did it, she had a baby. april the giraffe giving birth to her calf and over a million watching it live. we're talking to the park's
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owner this morning as the hunt for the name begins. happy easter everyone! >> "action news" continues later this morning. >> here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for you. >> new upgrades on the way for philadelphia international airport. we'll tell you about the changes in the works. >> nfl draft is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of people to philadelphia. we'll tell you how restaurants are preparing for the huge crowds. plus, chris sowers will be back with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. now for gray hall, chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. have a great sunday. happy easter enjoy the weather everybody! congressman macarthur promised to protect our health care.
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but when right-wing politicians tried to pass a disastrous health care repeal bill that raises costs and cuts coverage, macarthur wouldn't oppose them. macarthur wouldn't protect us from a bill that raises premiums and causes 24 million to lose their insurance. wouldn't oppose a massive "age tax" on people over 50. but supported a 600 billion tax break for the wealthy. tell tom macarthur -
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good morning, america. this morning. failed launch. north korea firing a missile that blows up shortly after takeoff. how will the u.s. respond? the launch happening just hours ahead of vice president mike pence's arrival in south korea. our martha raddatz getting a firsthand look at defense operations. >> this shows you just what the threat level is here. >> yes, ma'am, we live with it every day. violent protests. pro and anti-trump demonstrators squaring off. police in riot gear, right there at the scene. protesters doused with pepper spray. the injuries and the arrests. plus outside trump's door -- and across the country, the april 15th message to the president. release your tax returns. call for peace. the message from pope francis on


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