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megared. the difference is easy to absorb.
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by 10 upper 80s. you'll need your sunglasses. middle 70s at 9:00. 80s this afternoon. humidity is going to stay lower. 87 degrees for lehigh valley and delaware and new jersey, into the upper 80s today. at the shore, low 80s this afternoon. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes but let's see how traffic is looking this thursday morning. jessica boyington has your
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"first alert" traffic. >> we're watching broad street and the schuylkill express. right around broad street. you see approaching the scene we do have police activity there. blocking the westbound side all traffic hand diverted off the off-ramp to broad street. no access, full access from schuylkill expressway to the vine. take local vine as your alternate. the rest of the majors are looking just okay with drive tiles, no big problems or delays in the schuylkill or 95 in center city. and the blue route from schuylkill to 95 is about a 15-minute trip. checking into area bridges, some construction there over the walt whitman bridge two lanes heading westbound into philadelphia. and watch for construction over the tacony-palmyra, tracy. happening today, a vote could change driving habits across the area. for decades, new jersey has had
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the cheapest gas. the gas tax hike could cost drivers an extra $100 at the pump. it's the state senate's turn to vote on it. supporters say the tax hike will pump much needed money into the state transportation trust fund to repair roads and bridges. now, the proposal also calls for cutting the state sales tax from 7% to 6%. that could save an average family more than $400 a year. today, a man could learn his fate for kidnapping a woman off a street. it is a case that made national headlines. cameras caught the 2014 abduction on video. you see delham barnes dragging the woman off. and barnes pleaded guilty, he's sentenced today and could get up to 35 years in prison. this morning, the family of
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a 13-year-old killed on wednesday wants to know where he and his friends got the gun that they are playing with. police are calling it an accidental shooting. they say a group of teenagers was playing with a gun when it went off and hit the 13-year-old in the head. they did find the gun nearby. neighbors were there and watched as the teen's father rushed over to see what happened. >> i ran, i seen him back there. i went to look at his dad. his dad tried picking him up. it was gory. >> this child didn't even get a chance to realize his dreams. >> police tell us the person who was holding the gun when it went off was 17. police have not arrested or charged anyone. this is the second accidental deadly shooting in the past week. last thursday, a 4-year-old died after accidentally shooting herself at a home in philadelphia. the girl's mother is charged with mother and just this week, we checked with police and
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they're still searching for the mother's boyfriend who could also be charged. drexel hill fitness had a crossfit workout and fund-raiser last night. the owner of the gym came up with the idea bass she grew up a few blocks away from there. all the funds are going to help chris dorman. clancy is from delaware county and he asked to meet with dorman so he could thank him for his service and simply tell him he's awesome. dorman also posed for pictures with two officers who helped save his life. sergeant william baer on the right drove dorman to the hospital. the dipietro shot the man.
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doctors say dorman will have many more surgeries. switching gears, it's 4:06. 70 degrees outside. even though it's breakfast time, now too early to start thinking about lunch, thanks to wawa welcome america, you can get a free meal. matt, what's going on? >> reporter: well, tracy, i hope you like hoagies because today there will be a lot of them. it's wawa hoagie day. the 24th annual. we're here in the basement of the national constitution center. i want to show you a lot about what's going on. just walk with me. they've got a lot to go. they've got all the bogey rolls, stacks and stacks, you see all of the tables where workers are gathering to make all of the hoagies. take a look, workers outside of the national constitution center
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they've been unloading the trucks bringing in the ingredients, the rolls, the meats, the veggies. this is all about the wawa welcome america celebration. about noon today a five-ton hoagie will be marched in from wawa associates and it will be served to the crowd free of charge. if you're wondering how much is five tons in terms of individual hoagies. that would be about 23,000. on top of that, today, you get admission to the national constitution center and all the exhibits inside. >> we think it's completely appropriate that we're able to open our doors and share that with as many visitors as possible during independence week. >> reporter: with the bread, the oil, the condiments. you might notice, it's clear right now. they've got the boxes.
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they've going to get ready and start making these at a5:00 a.m. it's going to be a long effort. they've got a lot of workers inside. a lot of workers outside. we'll be back within the next hour to show you all the action as it begins when they start making all of these hoagies. five tons, tracy. live at independence mall, i'm matt delucia, "nbc10 news." >> here's other things you can do at 10:00, travel through philadelphia international airport special exhibit. hang around for a summer mummer concert at the museum that starts at 8:00. or go to penn's landing at 9:00 or philly @movies to watch "national treasure." the home for wawa welcome america, go to the wcau ap to see a full calendar including
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the concert at 5:00. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> nine minutes after 4:00, the temperatures are cooling down. if you're heading out, the skies are clear and humidity is a lot less than yesterday so it's a bit cooler to start with. not a lot cooler but the temperatures are lower. really comfortable to start with. we're in for a sunny warm day. a quick warmup in the upper 80s. the humidity is going to stay pretty low during the day. tonight, a few changes, turning partly cloudy. but it should stay dry during the evening hours. right now, 70 dmrees philadelphia. look at the 60s for mt. holly and trenton. these temperatures are running a bit cooler. down one degree in filled. look at vineland. eight degrees cooler in vineland. atlantic city off by eight. allentown, down by four. it's the difference lower humidity and clearer skies will
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make. plus, we're clear for the temperatures to warm into the 80s this afternoon with bright sunny sky. here's the satellite and radar. not much to show you this morning. it's in the clear. bright sunshine. sunglasses today. you can leave the umbrella home today. the hour-by-hour forecast calling for 60s to start with. the temperatures drop a little more before the sun starts to warm us up. by 11:0080 degrees. middle 80s by 3:00 this afternoon. suburbs, sunshine, bright. just a few scattered showers for 11:00. lehigh valley, plenty of sunshine. sunny skies in delaware, 79 degrees at 11:00. 80s this afternoon. and new jersey, warming to the 80s yesterday. and we saw that again at the shore yesterday. and today, same story. just a bit warmer inland, 85 degrees at 3:00. we'll start with sunshine, temperatures in the 60s, near 80
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degrees at 11:00. a great beach today, today, 82 degrees. tomorrow, different story. you may have noticed the change coming with the seven-day forecast scrolling at the bottom of the screen. it's on anytime while i'm on the air and there are some changes in the air for tomorrow before the holiday forecast. we'll get to the holiday weather that's due in later. let's check the vine street expressway. construction overnight, we usually check 0 see if it's clear, so i see the lights behind jessica. >> right now, the construction is still under way. this is vine street expressway. broad street exit and schuylkill right at this point we're seeing the closure eastbound and westbound on the vine. take your local vine, you'll be fine in that regard as well. watching some construction on 95. this is headed northbound where
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you have a little bit of an increase in the drive time here. a few minutes ago it was a little slower than this. one lane is only getting by. and that construction between girard avenue and allegheny avenue, tracy. >> jessica, thanks. we have new information about the three people arrested with a truck full of guns outside of the holland tinl. this is video as they face the judge. next, hear why they won't be leaving their jail cells anytime soon. plus, there's this -- what a mess. a york county town is dealing with a may fly invasion. next, hear why it's not expected to last very long.
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quarter after 4:00 right now. a man is recovering after being grazed by a bullet in camden. crime scene tape sections areas off where it happened right after 3:30 this morning on moore street. police so many should be focused on a car parked on the street. we do have more information from people from pennsylvania arrested with guns in their truck at the holland tunnel. a judge has denied her request to reduce their bail john smith and lee smith and kimberly bail each. they told police they were going to rescue a 16-year-old girl whose friend had just overdosed on heroin. they found shotguns and high assault rifle. the situation could have turned
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ugly. >> there are also problems with situations like that. >> cramcy's 20-year-old daughter died from heroin overdose. turkish officials say more evidence points to isis but so far there's been no claim of responsibility. we do know how the clear time line of tuesday's attack. one of the suicide bombers went into the terminal, opened fire then blew himself up at the arrivals terminal. the second went upstairs to the departure level and blew himself up. and the third waited outside and detonated his explosives as people ran out of the airport in panic. aviation expert tom costello is looking into how the attack could make airports safer here in the u.s. >> reporter: hello from reagan national airport here in washington. we've now had two major attacks on major airports in the last
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three months. the question here this morning is whether we in the states can learn from the attacks and operations overseas. in instan bull, police officers were at the doors at the terminal, that may have prevented the terrorists from penetrating deeper into the airport. could we apply that here at the 450 airports in the united states? they screen nearly 2 million people every single day. it's a huge challenge but can some of those lessons be applied here. we'll have that coming up on "today." in other news, millions of unwelcome pests have plagued the area southwest of harrisburg. check this out. people in susquehanna valley in york county are dealing with a massive swarm of may flies. they started showing up covering homes and cars one man used his leaf blower to get rid of them. >> sounds like sleet was hitting my car. >> reporter: it wasn't sleet?
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>> it wasn't sleet. it was the may flies. >> experts say the may flies hatch from spring to fall but typically only live 24 to 72 hours. from now until july 5th you can vote on your favorite spot at the jersey shore. mj media is asking to you vote on your favorite shore from sandy hook to cape may. you can vote on quality it's including cleanliness, food, board walk, you'll find a link to that vote on the nbc app and nbc10.c >> announcer: now, your nbc10 "first alert" neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clear sky, 18 minutes after 4:00. we're in for a nice sunny day today. the temperatures at this hour are still falling. right now in new jersey, low 60s for voorhees, look at piney hollow at 51 degrees. 57 degrees in coil field. and 60 degrees for pemberton. a cool start.
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a pleasant start. the humidity is nice and low. we'll see plenty of sunshine today. no sign of any clouds in the area today. but i'm watch to get south the showers that passed the other day are still lingering to the south. that's where you'll find your humidity, too. this activity is destined for our area come tomorrow. and the clouds will start increasing this evening. should stay dry today with lots of sunshine. first thing in the morning, 8:00 tomorrow morning, you'll see scattered showers in central pennsylvania. doesn't look too impressive there. but as the day goes on, a chance for showers and thunderstorms are increasing for philadelphia and could continue into the evening hours. that's 5:00 tomorrow afternoon. but that's tomorrow. for today, what you're going to see is sunshine. and a pretty good warmup. summerton, chess nut hill, 88 degrees. plenty of sunshine for westchester, also 86. kutztown, 85. allentown and easton just a
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little bit warmer with sunshine. and the humidity will stay plenty low today. for the new jersey, interior new jersey, the upper 80s this afternoon. a little less wind than yesterday. so the temperatures will go a little bit warmer this afternoon. and at the shore, low 80s for atlantic city, ocean city and cape may. upper 80s for wilmington. clouds will be on the increase later today at rehoboth beach, 80 degrees the high temperature. tracy. >> bill, thank you. >> 20 minute past 4:00 right now. let's check your ride to work including jessica. >> 295 and cherry hill, tracy, right around 561, you can see we have no big problems or delays right now. if you're headed northbound or southbound, all lanes are moving along nicely, just fine on 295 and parts of new jersey.but we're moving over the bridge and heading to scenic ville pike. we do have a downed tree and
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wires closing scenicville pike. you can see 10 minute, 11 minutes at the most if you're headed southbound from schuylkill expressway to route 30. also watching the vine street expressway we're still closed in both directions. with the cameras right around broad street, as you can see we do have police activity there and they're directing all traffic off the broad street with no access to the vine street expressway but take the local vine as your alternate. new information on septa's new key card program. today is your last chance to get a key card this time around. septa wands feedback from you before getting the card. so far, 10,000 riders have them. they're like debit cards that you can use and reload. septa wants to remind you if you have one, don't throw it out. you can reload it. making a difference. if you know an organization in the area doing that we need your help rewarding them to give away
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money so they can do even more good. with a program called 21st century solutions. we the application is on our website and the deadline to apply is august 26th. it's 4:22. a plane headed to philadelphia catches fire just before takeoff. ahead in the next half hour, hear from passengers about their ordeal. plus, honoring the people's champ. next how philadelphia plans to pay tribute to the late muhammad ali. (sounds of birds whistling)
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council days after he died. this is video of ali in philadelphia last september receiving the liberty medal for his humanitarian efforts. ali passed away last month as you so after a 32-year battle with parkinson's disease. an olympic dream was cut short, reece whitley finished seventh in the 200-meet breaststroke last night. only the top four from each heat advanced to the final. that was his first olympic trial. the 6'8", 16-year-old just finished his sophomore year. now michael phelps is celebrating his 31st birthday today after making history last night. he became the first american swim to qualify for five olympics. phelps is the most decorated athlete in history and will be looking for more medals in rio.
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and nbc10 is your olympic situation, with the opening ceremony just 36 days away. you can catch all of the action here on nbc10 and nbc10 app. with the clock ticking toward the july 4th holiday weekend, negotiators are looking to avoid a strike by casino hospitality workers. it could be the first casino strike in atlantic city in more than a decade. casino workers last hit the picture line in 2004. that walkout lasted 34 days. >> 6500 hospitality workers threatened to walk off the job if they can't agree on new contracts. the union wants the casino to return concessions that the workers made in previous contracts when casino finances were shakier. the casinos say they want a deal that's fair to both sides. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" neighborhood weather.
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skies are clear in a live view from the comcast center in center city. skies are cooler than yesterday. 70 degrees at nbc10. jessica boyington is watching the "first alert" traffic or a thursday morning. n anything going on out there? >> no, different parts of the roads have some construction. we look at a vehicle on the right-hand shoulder right there. no problem or delays in either direction. we will have that and other parts of new jersey when i come back. and fighting zika. the battle is being fought here in our area. next 30, we take a closer look at drug companies, and what they're creating for the zika virus.
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>> announcer: nbc10 news starts now. today is the day a controversial gas tax could be a major step closer to becoming law in new jersey. the plan would add 23 cents a gallon for drivers. big brother will still be watching but not listening. new jersey transit is reversing a plan to add more audio surveillance systems aboard its light rail trains. and donkey watch 2016 started today. all across philadelphia, you can expect to see dozens of uniquely decorated donkeys as the city prepares to welcome the dnc. it's 4:30. 70 degrees outside this thursday morning. good morning. this is "nbc10 news." i'm tracy davidson. let's get started with


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