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right now on nbc 10 news tod today, the the search is intensifying for a local college student. the plea the parents are making for your help. the holiday shopping marathon continues. local shops are up next hoping to get your support. more on what small businesses have to offer for you today. if you are planning to go downtown, make sure to bundle up. here's a live look over center city. it's cold out right now. it's only going to warm up a little bit by the afternoon. good morning. welcome to nbc 10 news today.
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it's 6:00 on this saturday. meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking conditions outside. little bit cloudy out there this morning. >> we're looking at the clouds. we're going to see mostly cloudy throughout the day. we're going to be cold throughout the day as well. winds on the light side. i love this shot. snow as camel back mountain. cold temperatures in the mountains. really every spot is below freezing. let's take a look at temperatures this morning. we're looking at 23 in lancaster. 25 in wilmington and 20 in atlantic city. as you head out this morning, maybe you have early morning plans, you want to dress for teens in some spots. and we're not going to rise rr far. we're going to be 11 below what is typical for this time of year. you can see back to the west. and it's possible to see a snow shower throughout the early part of the day. mostly cloudy skies. by 10:00, finally above
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freezing, 34, and by noon, temperatures around 37 degrees. we're tracking the chances of snow showers and flurries coming up. now to breaking news from cumberland county. crews are working to put out a two-alarm fire at a car dealership. police tell us nobody was hurt but the fire is not under control. now to a developing story. dozens of volunteers will resume their search for a local college student who disappeared after a night out with friends. he's a student at west chester university. montgomery has not been seen since he left a bar the night before thanksgiving.
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investigators are trying to enhance video. philadelphia police are calling the disappearance suspicious. but they do not suspect foul play. montgomery's family tells us a bouncer told shane to leave the pub after he accidentally bumped into the dj table. that was the last time anybody saw him. his mother and father who live nearby in rocks borough are pleading for help finding him. >> there are no words to tell how difficult this is. my heart is broken. >> each hour that goes by, it's more difficult. >> shane montgomery's family has posted these fliers. they're offering a $10 thourk reward for his safe return. if you have any information, philadelphia police would like to hear from you. new surveillance video may
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be the key to helping police in burks county find a man who shot up a barbershop. it's difficult to make out his face. they believe this man may have opened fire at barbershop in reading. this was the scene on wednesday when someone shot four men at the all star's barbershop on rockland street. three of the victims are doing okay. a fourth victim is in critical but stable condition. this, by the way, is not the first shooting at that shop. investigators believe the crime may be related to another shooting that happened earlier in the week there. ray rice is reinstated but anyone in the league want to sign him? he was banned indefinitely after disturbing video of the incident was released.
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also rice's team the baltimore ravens cancelled his contract. yesterday a judge agreed with the appeal he should not be penalized more than once for the same incident sochlt the two-game suspension stands. he's already sat out two games. his wife is now speaking out. here's part of the exclusive interview set to air monday and tuesday on the "today show." of course in the back of my mind and in my heart i knew our relationship wouldn't be over. i know this isn't us and it's not him. an nfl spokesman says the league respects the arbitrator's decision. ray rice has also released a statement. he says i will be the best husband, father and friend while giving back to the community and helping others to learn from my
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mistakes. rice is now a free agent who can play again if the team signs him. george spencer reached out to folks in philadelphia to get their reaction. we'll have that sound for your later on this morning. you can watch the exclusive interview on monday and tuesday morning on the "today show" here on nbc 10. there's more information about ray rice's reinstatement. you can read the judge's entire statement about how she reached her decision. that's all on our website. black friday is over. but the saturday after thanksgiving has recently become known as small business saturday. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in chestnut hill. it's quiet right now, of course,
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but fairly big day for retailers. >> caller: yeah, and in the stores, this is the reason. most of them are closed right now. the shop owners are sleeps. they're hoping later today will be a very busy one for them. well, coming up on the fifth small business saturday since its creation back in 2010. and the the national federation of independent business estimates last year nearly half of the people who knew about it came out to shop and spen about $5.7 billion. and that was up from about $200 million. up $200 million since 2012. a lot of small towns are going all out for this. santa this morning will make a visit for a holiday celebration. new jersey, also doylestown, pennsylvania, they are hosting events and philadelphia mayor michael nutter is planning a city tour of small businesses today.
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you don't have to put money into these. saturdays after 11:00 until the end of the year in the city of philadelphia. live in chestnut hill this morning for nbc 10 news. on black friday in some places this year there seemed to be less of a african sieve. possibly because shoppers took advantage of many stores being open on thanksgiving day or maybe waiting for small business saturdays. people looking for the best deals at king of prussia said they appreciated the thinner crowds but the parking lot was still full. we observed some customers with a few shopping bags. they seemed more interested in browsing than scoring black friday bargains. shoppers in atlantic city had bags full of purchases. they packed the stores and took advantage of steep discounts. the busy scene was a welcome sight in atlantic city. it's been a tough year for ac with four casino closings and a fifth possibly weeks away. no matter when or where you shop, experts predict american
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consumers will shell out more this holiday season. holiday shopping is up 4% from last year to nearly $617 billion. that's the largest increase since 2011. it's one of only eight in the country. you can visit for free between now and christmas eve. it will feature floats and antique cars and of course santa. the parade steps off this morning at 11:00. tim furlong will be there, too. the parade steps off at 11:00 at fifth and marvgt in wilmington.
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black friday shoppers met with gunfire in chicago. why a man pulled out a gun and opened fire inside a busy nordstrom department store. plus, vanished without a trace. an ohio state football player goes missing not long after he sends his mother a text message about recent concussions he's suffered.
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we are penn state, making our mark on the world. we have new information about a deadly shooting in chicago we first told you about as breaking news. police say a man shot his girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself inside a nordstrom department store. the man died. the woman is in critical condition. she's a seasonal employee at nordstrom. in texases police are trying to determine why a man fired off more than 100 rounds in downtown
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austin. the gunman identified as larry mcwilliams started shooting around 2:00 a.m. on friday. a police officer shot mcwilliams. but they're still trying to figure out if that was the fatal shot or he took his own life. missouri's governor will call a special session of the state assembly. the lawmakers will have the tent to approve funding related to protests in ferguson. last night officers arrested a dozen people demonstrating outside of police head quarters out there. they decided not to indict the police officer who shot and killed michael brown. this after a night of protests after the grand jury decision in ferguson. it started with dozens marching through downtown san francisco. later people vandalized stores and clashed with riot police.
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and they moved in after about 100100 were told to disperse ran to the streets and blocked traffic. police made seven arrests at this ferguson protest in new york city yesterday. it followeded a protest march from times square to macy's in herald square. the demonstration was designed to cut into black friday's corporate profit. if ferguson situation is having an effect at home. sky force 10 was over a march for justice in center city yesterday. it was a small krould and they did not disrupt traffic and did not durn the peace. it was on monday when we learned about the ferguson grand jury and their decision not to indict police officer darren wilson. the police officer shot and killed 18-year-old michael brown, who is african-american, during a confrontation in august. meanwhile, a grand jury in new york city is close to a decision about a case that's
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been compare fod the case in ferguson. the group must decide whether a police officer should face criminal charges is a choke hold death of eric garner. cell phone video from last july shows one of the arresting officers wrapping his arm around garner's neck before he lost consciousness. the medical examiner found the check hold contributed to his death. a decision is expected before the end of the year. family, friends and classmates are searching for an ohio state football player who has been missing for three days. he was last seen in his apartment early wednesday morning. his coach says he missed practice that day and on thursday. the 22-year-old sent a text message to his mother earlier in the week telling her his concussions had his head messed up. the football team's physician says he's confident in their medical procedures.
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i was thinking that me and my brother were going to die. hearing from the cousins trapped under a snow pile for more than seven hours. >> all right. a cold start to the day. temperatures in the teens and 20s. dress warmly. and we're going to warm up tomorrow. we'll talk more about that coming up next.
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>> we are waking up to very cold temperatures throughout the area. that's your weather headline today. to weather headlines on this saturday morning. a cold start. and we're going to keep it cold throughout the day. and we're going to warm it up nicely and get above normal for the first time in a little bit. and then we're tracking the chance for showers and snow showers in the 7 day. winds are light. not a bad start to the day. winds are calm. temperatures in the teens and 20s. 26 in dover. yeah. as you head out, bundle up and dress for the temperatures. 24-hour change.
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17 degrees colder in mount pocono compared to yesterday. 10 degrees colder in atlantic city. so by 10:00, we'll see temperatures around 32 degrees, 34 degrees by 11:00. somewhere around lunchtime we'll be in the mid 30s. and then drop it back to the 30s and 20s. some snow showers throughout the day. at least the early part. as we head out today, we have snow showers off to the west. so not a bad day. still looking at clouds. a few peeks of sunshine throughout the day. a chance of flurries and snow showers. keeping it cold. same story tonight. mostly cloudy skies. temperatures back to the 20s and
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30s. and as we wake up tomorrow, partly sunny skies. more sunshine. so a nice day as we head towards our sunday. and temperatures rebounding really nice into the low 50s and above what is typical for this time of year. and towards monday, a cold front comes through and we have the chance for showers. and so our weather is going back and forth throughout the next several days. today we're looking at flurries and snow showers. 38 to 41. those are cold temperatures. tonight we won't be as chilly. may drop a little bit low er maybe a snow shower or flurry. partly sunny and milder. and 56 on monday. so even milder. breezy as well. mostly cloudy. and we could see a shower sneak in. that brings us sunny skies. and wednesday you may need an
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umbrella. drying out for thursday. sun and clouds and 49. >> it was a major rescue effort to save two boys in new york who were buried in a snow pile for seven hours. here's how it happened. the 9-year-old and 11-year-old boys who were cousins were building a snow fort. a snowplow went by and pushed five feet of snow on top of them. after hours of searching, an officer spotted a shovel sticking out of the snow and decided to start digging. >> and my cousin, we couldn't feel part of our bodies. i couldn't feel my legs. he couldn't feel half of his body. the boys say they relied on each other to stay alive. both are now recovering from hypothermia at the hospital.
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she was fired for what she didn't prescribe to a patient. now she's fighting back. more on the birth control battle under way. plus, she's getting a new leash on life. this dog was found starving. now just in time for the holidays she has a new family.
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from nbc 10 investigators, a philadelphia paid ediatrician iw suing if city for violating her religious rights. she workeded at this health center for 35 years. she claims she was fired for refusing to prescribe birth control to minors. her lawyer tells us being forced to choose between a job and religious belief is a violation of civil rights. >> under pennsylvania law, life begins at conception. so she once again, this would be totally against her beliefs. >> city officials tell us they cannot talk about the lawsuit right now as it works its way through the courts. the time is 6:26. if you haven't had your fill of
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shopping. there's plenty of deals at the local shops. matt delucia is live for small business saturday in chestnut hill. >> some small business owners say they are going all out today. we'll hear from them coming up. maybe today is a good day do buy a heavy coat. >> that's a great idea. will you get me one? >> yes. it's a cold one today. it's cold this morning and cold this afternoon. plan on 40s this afternoon. we're looking at teens this morning. you can see his breath there as we are looking at teens. here's a live look outside. mostly cloudy and we'll finally warm it up tomorrow. we'll talk more about that coming up.
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searching for ampbss. the west chester student
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disappeared after a night out with friend. now hundreds of people are joining his parents to find him. it's another day of shopping at small businesses. why this one day is so important for those mom and pop shops. not a bad day to do some shopping. storms to worry about, but it's going to be cold. here's a live look over the ben franklin bridge as the sun is starting to rise. there are clouds out there, though. that's going to keep temperatures low today. good morning. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rose mary connors. meteorologist michelle grossman is watching the weekend weather. not a lot of sunshine. >> that's right. we'll have more clouds and sunshine. a few peeks throughout the day. but we'll call it mostly cloudy. usually they help keep us warm overnight. here's the usual shot. that will be the rule throughout the day. temperatures 8 degrees in mount
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pocono. 19 in pottstown. 26 in dover and philadelphia. 27 in wild wood. so for today you see a little snow shower activity back to the west. it is possible to see little snowflakes flying here. nothing is accumulating but still getting you in the holiday spirit. as we head throughout the day, mostly cloudy. we're looking at 30 by 8:00. just above freezing by 10:00 and by lunchtime, temperatures around 37. could see a sprinkle at that point as well. and this morning we are following breaking news out of cumberland county. firefighters had been working to extinguish the flames a t the nissan dealership. police tell us nobody was hurt. we have a crew on the way to the scene. we will bring you the updates as soon as we get it. now let's talk about small business saturday. many businesses are hope peopling will shop small.
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matt has been talking with business owners about how important the shoing day has become. >> calm and peaceful in chestnut hill. most of the stores don't open for another couple of hours. the shop owners i'm talking with say they are hoping today will be a big one. >> and being small guys like they are, we have to go to extra mile this year. >> and they are going all out. reminding customers in any way possible that they is about finding the hidden gem. >> each year it has grown and been very successful. this year it's really exploded. >> from a diamond ring to home decor, shop owners say they've got what the big guys have and more. >> last year was a pretty big day for me. it would be nice to support us all yearlong, too.
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>> in bucks county at aristocrat hair design. >> from thanksgiving to new year's, it's a big time. we have gift baskets here that we sell not only for christmas but also hanukkah. >> down the street it's about getting into the holiday spirit. >> a lot more calm and friendlier and a lot of customer service. >> to keep the customers coming back long after today. >> it's nice not to have to worry about anyone but lines and everything. and spending was up to $5.7 billion. and a lot are taking part. and of course, the city of philadelphia just to name a few. >> thank you, matt. other shoppers who will not be participating in small business saturday may be napping today, taking a break after spending last night on the hund for black
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friday bargains. shoppers braved the cold to walk between the plaza and the court. the mall was open on thanksgiving and reopened yesterday morning at 6:00. the the early birds received a swag bag full of black friday coupons. you can see they started to pour into the parking lot before 7:00. and drivers circled the lot. they struggled to find an open spot. santa claus has already started making his holiday appearances at the mall here. shoppered are expected to spend more this holiday season than they did last year.
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that's the largest increase since 2011. if you are doing some shopping today and you're headed downtown to center city, you'll definitely want to take advantage of the parking deals. every saturday between now and christmas all metered parking is free. on wednesday evenings, meter parking is free after 5:00 p.m. boundaries from delaware to schuylkill river and from bainbridge to spring garden street. now to a developing story. philadelphia police are expecteded to resume the search for a local college student who disappeared after a night out with friends. shane montgomery is 21 years old and a student at west chester university. montgomery was last seen leaving the bar the night before thanksgiving. investigators are trying to enhance surveillance video taken at kildare's pub. philadelphia police are calling the disappearance suspicious but
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they do not suspect foul play. montgomery's family says a bouncer told him to leave the pub after he accidentally bounced do p into a dj table. philadelphia police would like to hear from you if you have any information about his whereabouts. ray rice can play football again now that an arbitrator has ruled in his favor. initially suspended for two games for punching his wife in an elevator. then he was banned after disturbing video went viral. rice's teams, the baltimore ravens canceled his contract. but yesterday a judge agreed with rice's appeal he should not be penalized more than once for the sail incident. so the two-game suspension stands and he's already sed out two games. the nfl respects the judge's decision. ray rice also released a statement that says i'm thankful there was a proper appeals
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process in place to address the issue. he added i will continue working hard to improve myself and be the best husband, father and friend while giving back to the community and helping others learn from my mistakes. he's now a free agent who can play again if he signs with the team. a pit bull terrier rescued in delaware county now has a new home. a family adopted her yesterday, more than month after she was severely malnourished in the yard of the home. the delaware county spca has been nursing her back to health. >> i had no intention of getting a dog. my son said mom, come here and look and i just filled out the the papers. i had to have her. >> the delaware connecticut spca is offering 50% off any adoption
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made by tomorrow. reading's so-called charlie brown christmas tree is still stirring debate among residents. the less than impressive 50-foot spruce is on display downtown. many people complain that it's too thin. others want to keep it. yesterday both sides got their christmas wish. the city will keep the tree, but they have a brand new fuller healthier tree across town. >> we're a city in the process of being revealed. so i think that both trees represent hope. they represent a better tomorrow. >> the city's original tree will get the real charlie brown treatment next week when a single red bulb will go up on top.
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you're looking live at the open air market visitors were there yesterday when they were treated to a black friday concert. the christmas village features yuletide gifts, crafts and fun. the village will be open through december 28th. it's the centerpiece for many families celebrating christmas, but a real tree will cost you more. we'll tell you the reason blind the price hike.
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people are paying more for genuine fresh cut trees. expect toe pay $2 more than last year. the price gends on the type of tree you select. the cost is expected to go up more if you wait to buy closer. low prices put some farmers out of business. fewer trees are harvesteded. and artificial tree makers remains a challenge. now we'll check in for a look at what moved the marks this past week on wall street. it was a short week for wall street with the markets closed for thrgz and half day on friday. but the dow and s&p reached a fresh new all time closing high. investigators gobbled up stocks to end the month of november.
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new four and a half year lows after oil administrators decided to keep production unchanged despite oversupply and lower demand. gasoline prices tumbled with america seeing the lowest prices at the pump in four years. that gives consumers more money to spend, one figures, this holiday season. the u.s. economy appears to be stronger than many think. apple shares rose, giving the value of briefly $7 billion. the most ever. and the industrial giants ceo suddenly stepped down. effective immediately. no reason given. and for the first time in more than a decade, barbie is not the top choice for little girls. instead toys featuring elsa from
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"frozen" are topping this year's list. get all your business news on cnbc. embarrassed. that's what the flyers have to say about the way they've been playing. we'll tell you why next in sports. good morning. here's a live look outside. mostly cloudy skies. that will be the rule throughout the day. we'll warm it up for tomorrow. that's all straight ahead. then there's trusting your vehicle maintenance to ford service confidence. our expertise, technology, and high quality parts means your peace of mind. it's no wonder last year we sold over three million tires. and during the big tire event, get up to $140 in mail-in rebates on four select tires. ♪
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grossman. bundle up as you head out. we're looking at a cold start to the the day. temperatures around 40 later on this afternoon. it was cold yesterday and the day before. we're going to continue the trend once again today before we bump it up. more clouds and sunshine. that will be the rule throughout the day. could see a shower or flurry throughout the day. 26 and cold in philadelphia. winds are calm. we're going to keep them light throughout the day. 8 degrees colder this time yesterday. but we're going to find it. 22 in reading. 20 in atlantic city. that indicates very cold air out
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there. so start the car early if you're headed out. wear the gloves, the scar vshs the coats. you're going to need them 20 in mount holly. so temperatures are mainly in the 20s. we're going to stay in the 30s into the early afternoon. so just 34 to 36 in allen town. we're going to bump up to near 40 throughout the amp. that will be the daytime high before we take it down to the 30s and 20s. but we do have snow showers back to the west. maybe a flurry throughout the morning and maybe a shower in the afternoon.
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future weather. mostly cloudy today and tonight. partly sunny and warmer. and then monday we bring back the chance of showers. today 38 to 41. chance of showers and mostly cloudy skies. sunday is a big, big difference. put out your deck rags tomorrow. the pind comes back on monday. a warm breeze. by tuesday, colder, 40 degrees. mostly sunny skies. we have the chance for showers and possibly snowflakes early. and still around 350 on friday. we have mostly cloudy skies. we want to update you on breaking news we've been following. we do have a crew on the scene. this is our photographer pushing in on this nissan dealership.
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this is a two-alarm fire. a lot of snoek but no too many flames. nobody was hurt. a lot of fire trucks trying to get this blaze under control. as soon as we have more information, we'll bring it to you. i'm john clark. it was speezed to be and orange and black friday. they lost 7 of 8. they have to play at madison square garden where they've lost nine straight regular games. down 1-0. rangers up 2-0. then the flyers have a four-minute power play.
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that the three shutouts in the last six games. we're going to keep working. >> there's no short-term fixes. this is a better team than we're playing. this is a better team than the record is showing. our players have to get going here. >> yeah, they do. the birds dismantled dallas on thanksgiving. the cowboys receiver said the eagles took cheep shots. he says he can't bleeping wait to come to philly in over two weeks for the rematch. the biggest game of the season stuffing the cowboys on thanksgiving. so the birds are 9-3. but they are not bragging. they know the seahawks are coming in next week. >> our message is the same thing. you have to be ready for a really good sal team.
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i don't think you'll see anybody patting themselves on the back. >> nothing changes. the the ball is the same size. the field is the same size. everybody wants to say this is life or death. you have to put it in its place. >> and last night a pair of local teams taking another step on the road to a state championship. piaa quarter final action for you. check out the punt by gray valley. and he heads straight to the end zone. not a great night for great valley. 44-7. looking to make it five straight titles. he's going for it on fourth down. under pressure he avoids the sack.
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he finds the end zone. bris hall makes the catch. wow, he shuts out calico 41-0. we have a half our of football plart on tond. and the full thanksgiving feast leftovers as well. the high school blitz tonight at 7:00. the eagles have won nine games. and tony has a sprained knee. he's expected to miss a week. we're right back.
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this nissan dealership caught on fire. it looks like they have a handle on it at this point. there are no injuries. probably the best advice is to avoid the area. >> not a problem. they have cold temperatures though. we're looking at 20s and teens in some spots. so temperatures are very, very cold.
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mostly cloudy. we are dry and look at light winds. look look at temperatures real quick. 16 in allentown. 6 in mount pocono. we'll keep it cold all throughout the day. well below normal. warmer on monday with a warm breeze of 56. high pressure builds in on tuesday. that's going to bring colder air and sunshine. mostly sunny around 40. 52 and a chance for showers. and then friday around 50 degrees. so weather is all over the place. >> the "today show" is next. michelle and i will see you back here at 8:30. have a good one. skippy!!
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good morning. back in the game. nfl star ray rice looking for a team this morning after a judge reinstated the embattled running back. this as his wife janay rice speaks out about the attack and aftermath. >> he tried to hit me. i didn't want to hear anything. i knew he hit me and i was over it. >> more of matt lauer's interview and rice's chances of getting back on the field. pressing on. dozens of people arrested overnight across the country. angry demonstrators taking to the stores and streets continuing their protests over the decision not to indict the officer in the death of michael brown. mysterious


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