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another young person now in trouble for fun police say went too far. >> hurricane matthew churns ahead. hasn't made landfall but the deadly storm posing a huge threat. your news starts in 30 seconds. i'm here in bristol, virginia. and now...i'm in bristol, tennessee. on this side of the road is virginia... and on this side it's tennessee. no matter which state in the country you live in, you could save hundreds on car insurance by switching to geico. look, i'm in virginia... i'm in tennessee... virginia... tennessee... and now i'm in virginessee. see how much you could save on car insurance. or am i in tennaginia? hmmm... live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 10. >> first at 10 hurricane matthew continues to take its toll. the monster storm spared
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florida's most populated areas but now threatens some of the south's most historic sights. savannah and charlston all facing devastating flooding and wind damage right now. matthew the most powerful hurricane to threaten the atlantic seaboard in money decade sent many americans into panic mode after leaving more than 300 people dead in haiti. in the united states so far, it's toppled trees on to homes and knocked out power to more than a million people. tonight, we're left to wonder what this night will bring. good evening, i'm dawn timmeney. >> i'm chris o'connell. storm has already taken devastating toll. here's the very latest. at least four people died in florida. two of the victims an elderly couple who died from carbon monoxide fumes while running a generator in their garage. two others were killed by falling trees. about 500,000 people are under evacuation orders in the jacks jacksonville area along with another half million on the
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georgia coast. more than 300,000 fled their homes in south carolina, some areas expecting up to 15-inches of rain along with storm surge up to 9 feet. and now with new information on what the storm is doing right at this moment, let's check in with meteorologist scott williams. scott? >> hi there dawn. just got the 10:00 o'clock advisory in on what's happening with hurricane matthew. it is still a category two hurricane about 100 miles to the south of savannah, georgia movement to the north at 12 miles per hour and look at some of the heavy feeder bands right around that center of circulation. pinwheeling toward the coast. i have this area highlighted that's a part of the eye wall containing some of the strongest winds moving toward places like savannah, hilton head as well charleston south carolina so we're talking also with the wind threat tornado watch box until midnight. let's take look at the last 24 hours. you can see hurricane matthew
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parallel the coast of florida, bringing damage power outages places like jacksonville, daytona beach, cape canaveral but it has yet to made make land fall. as we take look at the current wind gusts, gusting over 50 miles per hour places like hilton head, south carolina. beauford, charleston gusting close to 40 miles per hour. so as we go hour by hour, after midnight moving toward high tide take a look at the red bulls eye. those will be hurricane force winds. savannah, about fort moving toward charlston as well. so we're talking about storm surge over 6 feet possibly and also power outages. we'll have updated track coming up. back to you. scott, thanks. while the hurricane has weakened tonight, the worst is still could be on the way for parts of the georgia and south carolina coastlines. residents are being warned about potential for storm surge. the storm has already caused flood and downed trees hundreds of thousands are without power
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tonight. while many people have evacuated, some are ignoring the warnings. >> we've been watching it but i guess we're not too powered. not worried enough to leave. >> florida the hurricane brought 120-mile an hour winds. new developments in this storm will continue to break overnight. get the very latest tomorrow morning on "good day philadelphia" weekend starting at 7:00 a.m. scott will of course have the very latest on the storm's track and have constant up states on the impact all morning long. fox 29 is your weather authority tracking the storm all night. go to fox 29.com and click the weather tab at the top of our home page for the latest live radar images. in other news, two people are recovering tonight after someone stabbed them in port richmond. police say an attacker stabbed a 17-year-old boy three times and 23-year-old once in the stomach. it happened about 5:45 this evening on the 3500 block of aramingo avenue.
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both of the victims in stable condition. no arrests have been made. a 20-year-old man is in the hospital tonight after police say someone shot and stabbed him in university city. skyfox was over that scene at 38th and market street about 7:30 tonight. police say the man was shot once in the leg and stabbed in the neck. he is at penn presbyterian hospital in stable condition. police say the victim knew his attacker, but at last check, police do not have that person in custody. happening now, a terrifying home invasion caught on video. police say it shows the two men who invaded a woman's home in overbrook tied her up and robbed her. you see the men creeping around the home along the 5600 block of woodbine avenue wednesday morning. police say the men broke in, bound the woman's mouth with duct tape and zip tied her hands. she was able to run out of the house to get help. cops say the two men got away after stealing the woman's phone, cash and her car. they were last seen in 2,600
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sonato. if you have any information that could help police give them call. >> if you fuel up in new jersey it is going to cost you more after a couple days delay, state lawmakers have voted to raise the gas tax. new jersey drivers have been used to some of the lowest gas prices in the country. well now they'll have to pay up 23 more cents a gallon as a matter of fact. there's still a few more weeks before tax hike takes effect. brad sattin is in pennsauken with more on when you can expect to see that increase i am sure a lot of unhappy people tonight. brad. >> reporter: you're right about that. we knew it was coming. we're in pennsauken township. here at the wawa buck 95 it will go up to 2.18 when this gas tax takes effect. new jersey has the second lowest gas tax in the nation. it is going to up to the seventh highest. two things we love to hate. road construction and having to pay for road construction. but more of both are headed to new jersey. not headed to new jersey however
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will be stephanie barnes of philadelphia who crosses the delaware each week to save 36 cents a gallon compared to pennsylvania prices. the gas tax increase will cut the savings to 13 cents. >> i think that's crazy because i drive all the way over to get my gas and now i might as well stay in philly. >> reporter: gas tax will increase from 14.5 cents a gallon to 37.5 cents. pennsylvania is still higher at more than 50 cents. delaware will now take the lead in the region for cheapest gas with attacks of 23 cents. new jersey hasn't scene a gas tax hike in 28 years. governor christie says for the sake of roads and bridges, it's time. >> next eight years you can buy -- funds will be contributed by the state and federal. $32 billion will be investe invn infrastructure. >> legislation struck a deal with the governor in exchange for tax credits and reductions in other areas. the state sales tax will drop by a third of a penny over to two years.
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estate tax will be faced not 218 and low income residents and veterans retirees will see tax benefits. >> i think that sometimes we have to pay for things that are important to be paid for, and in terms of taxes are used for helping good programs in the state. >> nothing will slap uber driver john mc gall in the face quite so remember as remembering how cheap gas used to be here. the driver says his profits will be driven down. >> obviously, you're going to look at, you know, how busy the night is, um, and whether or not it's really worth going out if you're not able to get the rides to make up for the gas hike. >> reporter: this gas tax increase will take effect 15 days after governor christie signs it or on november 1st whichever is later but either way, chris, the prices are going up soon. >> all right, brad, thanks. new controversy in you decide 2016 tonight. donald trump is apologizing for what he calls locker room banter
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as a shocking video surfaces the video from 2005 and it picks up a hot microphone while trump is talking with billy bush the host of access hollywood. >> now in it the republican presidential candidate details a failed attempt at seducing a woman. he also details how this celebrity status impacted his interaction with women. >> when you're a star they let do you it. you can do anything. >> whatever you want? >> grab them by the bleep. do anything. >> now that video will certainly provide new ammunition for democrat hillary clinton as the two prepare for their second debate on sunday night. clinton tweeted tonight saying "this is horrific. we cannot allow this man to become president ". in his defense of the comment trump went on to say bill clinton said far worse to him on the golf course. trump is also taking fire from his own party in a statement tonight a spokesman for republican national committee chairman priebus says no woman to ever be described in
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these terms or talked about in this manner. ever. house speaker paul ryan said tonight "i am sickened by what i heard today. women are to be championed and revered not objectified. i hope mr. trump treats the situation with the seriousness it deserves and works to demonstrate to the country that he has greater respect for women than the clip suggests ". ryan added that trump has been diss invited from gop event in wisconsin tomorrow. ♪ to a developing story. it looks like hopefully the fun is over for some young people attempting to scare their friends on social media with threats portraying those creepy clowns. today police announced yet another arrest. >> this time the bizarre clown trend struck in bethlehem lehigh county. bruce gordon has the latest. >> reporter: the offending post went on facebook monday from a person identifying himself as danny sosa aka killer clown. the accompanying image showed a frightening looking character
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holding an act the message watch out freedom high school and liberty high school. we are coming. followed by a emojis of a devil and a knife. bethlehem police chief says investigators traced the message to a computer owned by a 14-year-old boy, a student at freedom high. the boy was arrested at his home thursday night. >> a lot of people view social media and with this clown phenomenon across the country it's nothing to clown around with to put it mildly like that. people take those things serious because you really don't know what is actually in somebody's mind. >> reporter: parents here said they are aware of the violent clown phenomenon that seems to have taken over social media. this is just the latest of a series of arrests of students trying to frighten their classmates. >> it's ridiculous. there's -- they have to have something better to do with their lives than scaring people and if that's what they have, then it's a shame.
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>> reporter: the chief has a message for parents of kids who use social media to threaten others. >> if you have a child, look what he's doing on the computer. parental responsibility. step up, see what he's posting. you're not invading his privacy. see what they're posting. act like a parent, not friend. >> bruce gordon reporting police do not believe the high school was ever in any real danger from the threats posted online. that 14-year-old will be prosecuted as a juvenile. the police chief says he hopes the resolution in this case involves some sort of counseling about the dangers of making violent threats on social media. ♪ many of us in the fox 29 newsroom have gotten the phone call, there's a good chance you may have too. someone claims to work for the irs and makes some big threats if you don't pay up. how the investigation just took authorities to the other side of the world. and a judge just slammed the brakes on plan that would have made uber xly legal in philadelphia. the friday night change of
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course and why the fight over the ride sharing service is far from over. plus, politics may not be the first thing you talk to your doctor about, but should you be paying more attention to your doctor's political affiliation? some new research that says yes. and are you looking forward to sleeping in tomorrow morning if you're part of an exclusive group your alarm may be set for even earlier than during the week. why parents and children will wake up in just a few hours and why they wouldn't have it any other way. and we continue to watch hurricane matthew. the storm keeps changing but some americans could soon see the worst of it. we're watching conditions from above and on the ground.
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>> developing story tonight involving an international scam to get your money. authorities in india have made dozens of arrests in scheme targeting millions of americans. >> authorities say the callers claim to be agents with the irs telling victims they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes. many of those targeted are fox 29 viewers. more than 70 inside mumbai call center were arrested hundreds more being questioned this picture from the raid plastered on the wall street journal. >> the caller says he's from the irs and tells me i owe more than $8,000 if and i don't pay he says police will arrest me at my door within 45 minutes. >> all assets will be frozen. federal imprisonment for up to five years.
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>> i know this is a phony phone call but other do's not. more than one and a half million americans reported they got the same call. irs even set up its own site warning about the scam. it's estimated more than 5,000 people fell for the exam handing over more than $26 million. so far, the irs has yet to comment. >> india news agency is reporting that u.s. based company allegedly collected the victim's personal information on behalf of those fake call centers. one of bill cosby's accuser social security asking federal appeals court to revive her defamation lawsuit against the comedian. former teen actress row neat at a hill says bill cosby defamed her when us hiv war and his former lawyer questioned her abuse actions in 2014. they call the accusations ridiculous and absurd when hill and other women came forward in a federal court in massachusetts allowing several women to sue bill cosby.
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pittsburgh judge dismissed hill's lawsuit. cosby awaiting his criminal trial in june in moment county court. for a moment it was illegal again for certain uber and lyft drivers to operate in the city of philadelphia. well, that is not the case any more. tonight, an appeals court judge is allowing the services to keep operating in philly. ruling comes a day after another judge halted those service. drivers faced hefty fines. stay lawmakers get the ride services temporary permission to operate in the city. >> tonight community in north philadelphia got to see just how talented some local children really are. a group of students spent their summer hard at work making a film. >> and tonight they were able to share the finished product with everyone. fox 29's shawnette wilson joins us from north philadelphia with more and what inspired those students. shawnette? >> reporter: it's all a part
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chris of a program called as i plant a seed. this past summer the kids spent a month working on project instead of being out on the streets. dressed to impressed from head to toe. these kids hit the red carpet tonight to debut a short film they wrote, produced and edited. >> i'm in it. i'm one of the stars in the movie. >> reporter: 17-year-old quadir scott says the group is also the cast of the movie and came up with the plot. >> twisted love story. a girl who has straight a's starts -- grades are falling. >> tonight was the movie premier watched by their peers, parents, mentors and people in the community. it was held at the lynn fest center in north philly. >> ryan harris is an organization called as i plant seed. the movie is one of the projects the kids participated in through the program. >> this is completely them expressing how they feel. every day live what they go
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through in this area. um, we understand this area is impoverished community and they just wanted do something that supplement if i what they go through on every day basis. >> the kids say it's an opportunity for them to be part of something positive. >> fun for the summertime so we can be involved in something not on the streets. let's make movie we can be proud of. >> one father says the program helped him keep his son on the right path in i do what i can. the community does what they can to help them. we try to make him a goodman. >> reporter: children say making the movie is a small part of all the big things they learned being part of as i planted the seed. they meet three times week and often have role models come in to help them wishes they may be dealing with. >> they telling me how they did things in life and how they messed up, and i know he did this, that didn't work out for himly maybe i shall not do that. >> reporter: if you'd like more information on as i plant the seed go to our website we
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put a link there it's fox 29.com. dawn? >> shawnette, thank you. a mystery in manhattan. a banner appears hanging from bridge praising russia's president it was quite the feat to pull off but officials still don't know who did this. and this is not how a drive through is supposed to work. a suspected robber climbs into a local restaurant and this isn't the only surprising thing police say he did. >> and it's a new kind of hospital and there aren't very many of them in this country. doctors there treat young people facing some challenges you would have a hard time seeing from the outside. >> now with tomorrow's traffic here's bob kelly. good evening, everybody. keep in mind we'll be traveling through the weekend airline travel advisories in effect with cancellations all up and down the east coast because of the hurricane and even if they do get operations back up and ru running flip the switch they still have to restage the planes. so bottom line through the weekend and even for monday
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check with the airline before you head down to the airport. then tomorrow the friends of rittenhouse square going to try to get their event in. hopefully we get blessed statues in the window. 18th street closed between walnut and locust. we'll check in with you bright and early tomorrow morning for "good day philadelphia" weekend. planned parenthood.
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♪ service at hoboken, new jersey, terminal will resume on monday. a week after it was damaged in that deadly train crash. eight of the 17 tracks were reopen at that busy station near new york city. investigators are now examining the new jersey transit train to determine why it was traveling twice the speed limit before it slammed into the station. it may take at least a year for the final report to be complete. the impact killed a woman on the train platform and injured more than 100 on thes. quite a mystery tonight in new york city. >> someone hung a huge banner off manhattan bridge on that banner take look. vladimir putin russian president. the banner has the word piece maker on it and showed the russian and syrian flags. cops took down that banner about 20 minutes later. some people had work nearby say they saw two men unfurl the banner just before 2:00 o'clock this afternoon. >> i'm a little nervous knowing
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people are going up there putting up whatever they want. >> it's very difficult to police these bridges 24 hours day, seven days a week, but we need to do better job, because today picture of putin. tomorrow it could be a bomb. >> police are investigating. but so far no arrests. president obama cast his ballot for president. the president voted at the chicago board of elections office in chicago today. president obama said that he would like to see his former secretary of state hillary clinton succeed him in the white house. he and his wife michelle have been stumping hard for the clinton campaign in recent weeks. the president plans to spend the weekend in chicago. you look forward to sleeping in tomorrow morning? >> yeah. definitely. >> i know do you. if you're part of this exclusive group, no such luck. why parents and kids will wake up in just a few hours from now and they wouldn't have it any other way. coming up at 11:00 you may have heard that a certain
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private act confined to the bedroom could do you more hard than good before big athletic events. we have new information that could change all of that. >> busiest guy in the building scott williams tracking matthew tonight. >> a lot of changes and of course we continue to monitor a frontal boundary that had bring us some rain for a part of the weekend. details next. when i was one year old, i was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on my spinal chord. but i spent my whole life fighting back. so you can imagine what i thought when i saw donald trump say... "i don't know what i said, ah, i don't remember!" "that reporter he is talking about suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms." i don't want a president who makes fun of me. i want a president who inspires me, and that's not donald trump. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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♪ bethlehem police officer facing charges to night of indecent exposure and diss orally conduct. 35-year-old glenn curtis well lard member of kutztown sports hall of fame and three year veteran of the force investigators say two separate women report they saw well lard masturbating in his car at a target parking lot in lower macungie township last month and again while driving on hamilton boulevard on wednesday. he is suspended from the force and faces additional discipline that could include dismissal. two stories to tell you about in north philadelphia. police are on the hunt for the man who robbed a metro pcs store at gun point. authorities just released this
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video of the september 21 incident. investigators say this guy just walked into the store along west girard avenue, pulled out a gun and demanded cash from a worker. he got away with money and then road off on bicycle. officers are also working hard to find a man accused of of robbing a pizza shop at gun point. police say this guy walk into the italian express pizza along west girard avenue on sunday, and point add gun at a worker and a customer inside. according to investigators he took that customer's cell phone and money and ran off when he got his hands on some money from the register fortunately no one was hurt. we continue to keep an eye on hurricane matthew tonight. let's take a live look. you're looking at the i'll of palms near charleston, south carolina. you can see the wind and rain bands coming in as we speak tonight it is all about the storm surge. people in georgia and the carolinas bracing for more trouble overnight. now, dozens of members of new
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jersey search and rescue teamsare heading down south to help victims of matthew. state police deployed eight members of the new jersey task force one today from joint base mcguire dix lakehurst. police fire and other emergency crews will be down there helping rescue victims from the floods. the state says fema will reimburse for all deployment costs. philadelphia flyers playing some hockey today. but not at the wells fargo center. this was going down at penn's landing. handful of guys including kimmo tim mow 19 briar boucher playing aboard the uss murtha part of the flyers 50th anniversary season which starts next week. go, flyers! what are you doing tomorrow morning? getting a couple extra hours of sleep? sounds pretty good to me. but not apparently if you have children who play hockey. >> and the younger they are, the earlier the ice time. for dads like fox 29's hank flynn who will be up in just a few hours from now, it's a
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weekly treat and requires lots of coffee. >> reporter: it's saturday morning. still dark out. not quite 6:00 o'clock yet. cold coffee. gets the motor running. time to get the boys up. go play a little hockey. here you go. >> no. >> if you turn the light off will you get up? >> yes. >> let's go. >> you're supposed to wear your white jerseys today. >> the cat peed on it. >> that's shame. >> breakfast, yogurt with honey, rice krispies. to the porch to get gear bags which smell back them up, back
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them in. let's go. good thing we're not skating in new york or baltimore today. >> game 7:00 o'clock we gut up at 4:00. not unusual at all. it's just hockey. >> get there, get dressed. five-year-old suiter up in battle gear takes some doing but i'm getting good at it. >> you got to delegate. >> get ready to go. ♪ >> reporter: dressed is cake one the boys hit the ice you can breathe a little. watching them play, that is a sight to be hold. >> brian is one of the team dads and he helps out coaching his son riley. >> it's a school day riley didn't get out of bed. i go in on hockey morning, i don't even have to call his name, he's up, he's out. he wants to know if the car is warmed up.
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>> reporter: it's the same every weekend. they never want to get out of bed at 5:30. who does? you get them suited up and out on the ice everything is just fine. they're never going to want to leave. that's the question. why so early? >> one answer is obvious. love of the game on both the kids and parents parts. >> come on buddy. >> coach james is a former pro. he knows the game and he says hockey just a little different. >> can't just grab a patch of grass and go play. only so many rinks and a trickle down effect and the older guys get the later times and the younger guys get the early tim times. so 7:15 is not that bad actually. >> no, it's not. >> hey, you could be playing 6:00 a.m. in valley forge. so what time you set are your alarm for that? that's my story, though. you keeping weird hours on the weekends, hockey, what's going on? >> good job fellas. >> hit us up on twitter, instagram and facebook at hank fox 29 and at fox 29 philly.
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well this is not how a drive that was is supposed to work. a suspected robber climbs no a local restaurant. this isn't the only surprising thing police say he did. >> politics may not be the first thing you think about talking to your doctor because but should you be paying more attention to your doctor's political filiation? the new research that says yes. plus more problems for samsung. galaxy note seven catches fire this time on a plane. why it could lead to another round of recalls.
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♪ this is not the way a drive through is supposed to work. take look alt this video. philadelphia police released today. it shows a man you see there climbing through the window of a dunkin' donuts. this is along west lehigh avenue in west ken zig ton. police say this guy struck not once but twice. once on tuesday and once
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yesterday. investigators say in both cases the man climbs through and steals money right from the register. in your money tonight, more possible trouble for samsung. could the company be forced to makeover another recall? >> galaxy note seven owner says his replace many phone caught fire this week and to make matters worse it happened on board a southwest plane just before take off. turns out the flight from louisville to baltimore had to be evacuated and cancel. samsung is working to get the phone to confirm the cause of the fire. the company is also trying to figure out if it needs to issue another recall. this time of the replace many phones. >> a new type of beer is causing quite the buzz in one colorado city. a brewery created a new line of cannabis beer. it's the first in the country to produce a hybrid cannabis beer. now the brew does not contain thc which means you won't get high. beer enthusiasts will get to taste the beer at the great american beer festival in colorado this weekend.
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the beer is called general washington's secret stash. it's expected to be on store shelves across the country fairly shortly. i like the name. >> it is a cool name. it was a wild journey for crews in austin texas who had to transport a home. >> a home. it had been stuck on the side of the highway for days. crews ran into series of problems trying to move this thing. first it got logged in trees there were permit issues furthering delaying the departure. once on the move, it got mangled in some cable lines, some -- we don't have the video but trust us. once they finally got it stuck, the house was on the move and the house got out. >> everybody was yelling and it was tight. neighbors were nice. wonderful neighbors, you know, but it was time to go. >> after a rough journey the house finally reached its destination of lockhart about 30 miles from austin, texas. it's a new kind of hospital
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and there aren't very many of them in this country. doctors treat people facing challenges you would have a difficult time seeing from the outside. hurricane matthew did not make landfall but the danger it is far from over. we're headed down south for live look at what to turn out to be very dangerous night for many. scott williams tracking your forecast. scott? if dawn we're tracking the latest with matthew. even a tornado threat, plus when to expect rain here for part of the weekend.
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♪ in your health tonight reason to pay attention to who your doctor may be planning to vote for. a new survey shows your doctor's political beliefs to impact the kind of care you receive. researchers at yale university recorded the political party affiliations of more than 20,000 primary care physicians. they asked the doctors to rate the seriousness of hell issues inn clueing marijuana use, firearm storage an abortion and it was only on those political issues that republican and democrat doctors showed significant differences. the children's hospital in seattle has a brand new clinic. >> it's created specifically for transgender teens.
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dr. david breland is an adolescent medicine specialist known as a champion among the transgender community. spearheading this new gender clinic the first of its kind in the pacific northwest and only the fifth in the nation. serving patients ages eight to 21 years old. dr. brie land says patient care at the gender clinic is about mind and body and treating the whole person. >> i felt that we needed to have some equitable health care for this population. i am really happy, because for trance jent kids it can take one doctor to save their life. >> brie land says his gender clinic will offer pew with tal blockers which offer younger kids to figure out what they want and who they really are while older youth can explore hormone treatments. we continue to watch hurricane matthew at this hour. here's live look at the isle of palm near charleston, south carolina. you can see the rain and the wind just coming down pelting
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that area. tonight people in georgia and the carolinas are bracing for more trouble. fox's joel waldman is in savannah, georgia, tonight. joel, we see those rain bands coming in. we see those winds. we know they were whipping up nearly 100 miles an hour. what are you seeing at this hour? >> reporter: chris and dawn we're getting wind gusts right now for the most part up until this point it's been a heavy downpour for the last six or seven hours. the real story, however, is not so much the rain as it is the storm surge. they're expecting about six to 9 feet of storm surge. behind my over here it's you have to see is the mighty savannah river. it will likely overflow its banks. now, the height of the storm is set to arrive here in savannah in the overnight hours. unfortunately, it is going to coincide with high tide. the storm surge is expected to predicted to be about six to
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9 feet. meteorologists tell me you have to add 7 feet here for high tide. so let's say worst case scenario 9-foot storm surge you add 7 feet on to that 16 feet of water. it's going to somewhere. undoubtedly it's going to damage some of the infrastructure in this area hopefully it won't kill anyone. dawn and chris? >> joel, how has the emergency response been there so far? did people get out or did they hunker down are they staying? >> reporter: well, i spoke to both the mayors of savannah which is obviously where we are and the mayor of island 18 miles it literally juts out on to the atlantic ocean. now i know some people decided to stay there. actually have a party. very very bad idea. the road which is route 80 takes you out to the island is completely submerged underwater. it was this afternoon. that's before all of this. so let's hope for those people as well they certainly will not be able to get off that island.
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one point we thought about setting up shop there and we decided it was way too dangero dangerous. some people are bracing it probably a really bad idea. here we saw some police driving by but no first responders for the last three hours and they're probably won't be until the height of this storm is over. if you're a police officer or firefighter you have to go home to your family and they can't be sent out in these horrific conditions. you've got keep that in mine. mandatory evacuation is in place, but, you know, a lot of people left. some obviously decided to stay. guys? >> fox's joel waldman absolutely miserable conditions in sap is a van in a, georgia, joel, thank you. stay safe. all right. now closer look at the storm. let's check in with meteorologist scott williams who's been busy man tonight. hey, scott. >> hi there, chris. continuing to follow the latest with now category two hurricane matthew. but take a look at the last 24 hours. as it continues to just parallel the coast of the southeast.
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looking like a buzz saw there as it continues to move towards savannah. beaufort, charleston, looking at some of those damaging winds, and also the feeder bands continuing to rotate in. let's talk about our forecast here at home for the up coming weekend. frontal boundary may be some tropical moisture to the southern part of our area bring us scattered showers. but look at the temperatures for tomorrow. right around 70 the high today in philadelphia made it up to 78 degrees. then as we move toward sunday we're looking at temperatures back below average in the mid 60s. so look at hurricane matthew to our south. also, the frontal boundary off to the west. that frontal boundary will continue to move toward our area so it looks like a dry start to your saturday. we're not talking about a wash out so don't cancel any plans. here's the block at 3:00 in the afternoon. still some showers north and west maybe some rain moving in to new castle county, parts of south jersey and then as we continue on into the afternoon and evening, once again, we're
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not looking at widespread rainfall. we might see a tenth to a quarter of an inch of rainfall out of this system and then as we move toward overnight saturday into sunday that front continues to push what rain is left down the shore out to sea as high pressure builds in and clears us out for the second half of the weekend. we're looking at 60 in millville right now. 50s atlantic city and 60 still in the lehigh valley. for tonight, 50 in the bush. 57 degrees in the city. 70 for the high temperature tomorrow with those scattered showers. right now, the latest on matthew it's category two hurricane. winds at 110 miles per hour. but take a look at those feeder bands moving toward savannah, hilton head, charleston tornado watch box in effect until midnight here and in fact we were keeping tabs on a tornado warning for parts of south carolina. so, of course, continuing to watch that as it moves toward the southeast coast overnight tonight and tomorrow for us clouds a few showers tomorrow.
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then turning cooler. mid 60s sunday, monday, upper 60s for much of next week. over to you. all right, scott, thank you scary moment in base bail play off game today leaves a player in a neck brace. medical update on a pitcher in the wrong place at the wrong time. 100-yard walk with eagles long snapper jon dorenbos ends with wasn't simple question what did you learn about yourself on america's got talent. the answer might surprise you coming up next. planned parenthood. i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion and i would suggest we have penalties
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♪ last thanksgiving dinners were ruined when the lions crush the eagles 45-14 in detroit. happy digesting folk. eagles look for revenge and four-zero record when they meet sunday in detroit 1:00 o'clock here on fox. now on beautiful fall day the eagles took practice inside today to get ready for the indoors stadium in detroit. eagles coming off by week so good week to get rest but it's also a good week to get distracted. >> i think they really handled it well this week. um, energy has been great all week long at practice. very spirited which you love to see coming off the bye. we actually had that workout on monday was good to see them come back and be focused and i think they understand that there's still a long season. >> from long seasons to long snappers john dorenbos is one of the best in the business.
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national tv audience learn this off season that jon has a few tricks up his sleeve. when john dorenbos and i walk a hundred yards this week for a segment on "game day live" i asked him what's one thing you learned about yourself on america's got talent. >> never compete against a 12-year-old with a ukee lay lay pretty much down here. downhill or uphill battle. john know carson said it best. don't follow dog act and don't follow kid. so die both. >> finished in third base. dorenbos sunday morning at 10:00 on "game day live". after fox nfl sunday. eagles and lions at one. post game report at 4:30. >> flyers open up in two weeks without michael dell sad dough. he's out four oh five weeks with lower body injury suffered last night against the rangers. flyers without another defenseman brandon manning week to week with upper body injury. dodgers and nationals play off baseball today in washington. the mad did it again chase utley right here he's still the man
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rbi single in the second inning dodgers take game one of that series in d.c. four-three. scary moment in texas today. watch this. rangers and blue jays the liner off the neck of pitcher francisco, hit so hard it makes it into the outfield. he was taken out of the game with a neck brace on taken to hospital. i can tell you tonight in positive he did leave and fly back to toronto with the team. nights back with two games to none lead in that series. coming up at 11:00 o'clock on the fox 29 news at 11:00 my thoughts on tom brady and his return sunday for the patriots. >> he's back? >> he's back. >> look out nfl he's got a words. >> see you at 11:00. >> that does it for us at 10:00 o'clock. dawn standing by with what's coming up at 11:00. dawn? if we continue to watch hurricane matthew tonight. the storm keeps changing. some in matthew's path could see the worse of it. we're watching conditions from above and on the ground. plus your wake up weather and
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