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6106244111. we'll announce the winner on wednesday night so there's time. perfect day to hit the pavement as sweat with your soul conference wrapped up in philadelphia. this run along martin luther king jr. run capped off the two-day event. the mission is to encourage all women to make fitness and healthy living a priority. right now oktoberfest is winding down in south philadelphia. the day was filled with live music, food trucks and samples of more than 250 fall craft beers and sidciders. it was truly a sausage fest in this part of south philly as neighbors celebrated autumn with some seasonal fare. the festival featured a variety of fine sausage cuisine, craft beer and live music.
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chilly temperatures and cloudy skies across much of our region today. no rain. we'll take it. nbc 10 stopped by fairhill square park where families dressed for the weather. you're going to want that jacket with you tonight. maybe even a hat. steve sosna is tracking it all. >> if you didn't break out the sweater or sweatshirt by now, i challenge you tonight and tomorrow morning. gusty winds whipping the trees around. looks like a late fall sky there. the that blustery breeze you see right now will start to relax during the overnight hours. what that allows the temperatures to do is drop. we'll see that here during the overnight. 30s and 40s as those winds slowly ease. now, we are entering a very sunny pattern. if you like sunshine and a lot of it, this ten-day forecast is for you. we barely have a drop of rain in that. along with that sunshine will come a warming trend.
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if these cool temperatures aren't for you, wait until the middle of next week. temperatures approaching 80 degrees. like i said, the rain is staying missing in action here. there's barely a drop of it in the forecast. we saw a few sprinkles today across areas of new jersey. other than that, we were fairly dry. we have a good deal of cloud cover. we'll lose that cloud cover as we go through the evening hours. 9:00, 58 degrees with that north wind at 15 miles per hour. 56. that's just the start of the cooldown that will come during the overnight hours. we're still looking at clouds in our north and western suburbs here. temperatures upper 50s to low 60s. with that breeze, it feels even cooler. when you look at these numbers, chop five degrees off that. that's how it really feels outside. 57 in west bradford. moving you up into montgomery, 57 in port washington. most places mid to it upper 50s. check out wind gusts upwards of 25 to 30 miles per hour but relaxing. any showers we had earlier today
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are beginning to fizzle out and you'll see those clouds build up during the day today flatten and diminish. a nice, crystal clear sky here for tonight during the overnight hours. so have an extra blanket on the bed tonight. it will be chilly when you wake up for sunday morning. we don't have frost and freeze warnings in our area. it's not that long before we start to deal with this kind of stuff. we're looking at 30s and 40s during the overnight hours tonight. so 46 your low in mt. holly. 50 in philadelphia. almost all of the surrounding suburbs tonight will be down into the 30s and the 40s and tomorrow's weather looks like a gem. we'll wipe away any of the clouds around today. a brilliant, deep, rich blue sky. that's what fall is about around here. going through neighborhoods tomorrow, around 70 degrees in philadelphia. upper 60s to around 70 in many surrounding suburbs and then as we head through new jersey, we're looking at the same deal into northern delaware temperatures around 70 tomorrow
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afternoon. no matter where you go, you have a great sunday ahead of you. here is your ten-day forecast. we're looking at sunshine tomorrow for the phillies game. also the american foundation for suicide prevention walk that's happening at the art museum tomorrow. crisp, cool weather. you need a sweatshirt. you'll need the sweatshirt in the morning hours but plenty of sunshine throughout the week. >> you know what the music means. getting ready for the eagles game tomorrow. you can join us for exclusive coverage of tomorrow's game against the los angeles chargers including an interview with jake elliott. it starts tomorrow morning at 9:30 here on nbc 10. the eagles hoping to bury chargers a few weeks into the season and send them to an 0-4 tailspin. we'll check in the birds out west next. no holes barred at the link this afternoon so to speak. temple tries to upset houston.
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we'll tell you if the second half comeback pushed them over the top. that's next.
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good to see you. the birds have touched down on the west coast. tomorrow they'll play their first game in los angeles in 27 years when they battled chargers you can expect eagles nation to be out in force for that one. the birds will try to win graham believes the defense will be just fine. >> if you're on the same page with your tackle and your end either side, you're going to be
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good. this week i've been focusing on making sure that we're on the same page and try to see how he works even though i kind of know a little bit about him from the other side because i watch both sides. you know, now actually going through, you're going to be in could be a big game for carson wentz if the offensive line can he's not overlooking the 0-3 team. >> any time you go on the road in this league, it's tough. first of all, going out to the west coast can be tough. going to l.a., now you're playing in a soccer stadium. there's different elements involved here. 0-3 team that the record might say they're not great team, but they are a solid team. they've been in every one of their games. i've been impressed with their
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defense. obviously offense with phillip they've been able to score points. it's definitely one we can't overlook. >> carson rocking the 76ers shirt there. i love to see this. football at the link today. temple taking on houston. school's first ever win over houston. let's start late in the second quarter. have a look at this play. owls down. schilling off randall is the ball carrier mid stride and puts him in the torture wreck. temple would keep houston from extending the lead before the half. no such luck out of the locker room. a nine play 95-yard drive capped with this touchdown. 20-0 houston. quarter, a yard away made it a ten-point game. a field goal brought owls within seven.
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four seconds left. back-to-back weekends with drama at the link? not this time. the hail mary attempt picked off well short of the goal line. houston wins 20-13. temple 2-3 on the season. just two games left for the phillies this year and pete mccannon learned he won't be back managing the team. he'll be in a front office role. >> he's done a phenomenal job without a lot of pitching. i was looking forward to one more season with him. i think he's been a good manager. he's been a good players' manager. sad to see him good. >> look at the team they had and where they were the first half of the season, they've come along the second half. he deserves another year. >> i feel bad for the man. he had to put up with a lot of things this year. i'm very loyal. i felt phillies weren't loyal to him. i have a hard time with that. >> he won't be going far serve as a special assistant to the
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general manager. that's it for sports. back to you. >> thanks for that appreciate it. too bad the eagles are playing out west tomorrow. the weather at the link would have been perfect. >> i was thinking the same thing. playing in san diego, so you know what the forecast is going to be there. beautiful. our weather looks beautiful as well. that ten-day forecast shows that nice, crisp air that many of you like tomorrow. now, it will be a chilly start. in the 40s in many suburbs. 70 in the afternoon hours. string of sunshine through next week for birds back in town next sunday. that game is looking nice and warm. 78 degrees. >> we'll be watching that ten day very closely. that will do it for us for now. for all of us here at nbc 10, have a good one. see you back here at 11:00.
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good evening. 10 days after a devastating hurricane struck puerto rico, the american commonwealth is still struggling with the basics. millions without power, food and water still scarce. even with a massive federal response, many are making desperate blaes for help. phone service, drinking water and power are being restored, but at a pace that has many
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angry and frustrated. that frustration showing through as san juan's mayor blames a slow federal response. >> you are killing us. >> president trump firing back in a door end of tweets. our coverage begins tonight with tamly lighter in. >> reporter: today we saw little heading out. >> i math it's not a lack of trucker situation, it's a lot of the business getting started so they can send their truckers to unload the containers. >> 2 million meals have already been delivered. the supplies heading to 11 regional distribution centers. long lines of people waiting for hours. >> you take what you can get. >> shop aisles lined with empty shelves. no milk, no items, and dry goods like beans and rice being rationed.
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gabriel and his mom drove 90 minutes to buy one bag of food. >> we have cereal, bread and some things to make tacos, that's the only thing we request do right now to eat. >> all transactions across the island, cash only. >> many atm's out of service, with some wondering if the economy can bounce back from these desperate times. >> whatever cash was available is what's being used. those with bank accounts will withdraw what they can. >> fema data shows 1/3 of puerto ricans have working cell phones again. water supply to about 60,000 people. the airports receiving 35 flights today. president donald trump taking aim at san juan's mayor after her plea. >> i am done being
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polite, i am done being politically correct, i am mad asle. >> results of recovery efforts will speak much louder than complaints. as for the mayor. >> do you feel the president of the united states is personally attacking you. >> i don't care. he can attack me all he wants. bring it on. i'm here. you know what, if it saves lives because it gets the message in the right place, frankly, my dear, i don't give a damn. >> reporter: on monday, there are 284 pieces of equipment coming in on a barge for fema, small trucks, other equipment to help them get to the remote parts of the island. jose. >> thank you very much. >> breaking news, scary moments aboard an air france jet, flying from paris to los angeles. one of the engines was seriously damaged about two hours into
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the flight over greenland. a passenger said there was a loud noise, the plane started shaking and losing at toot and then recovered. the crew decided to divert the flight to canada. the cabin crew handled the incident perfectly. >> the white house is putting new controls on government travel. they come after tom price's resignation as health and human services secretary over costly flights as travel by other officials comes under scrutiny. we get more from kelly o'donnell. >> special perks grounded. >> i was disappointed, because i didn't like it, cosmetically or otherwise. >> a president who pledged to drain the swamp is down a cabinet secretary. and his agency chiefs are under new rules tonight. a memo warns, just because something is legal doesn't make it right. the taxpayers buck will now stop with john kelly. all travel shall
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require prior approval from the white house chief of staff. several trump administration officials under scrutiny after taking private and military planes instead of flying much cheaper commercial airlines. the fallout even from republicans is estimationing. >> this is know time for public servants to be jet setting around the country living a high lifestyle. >> reporter: ousted health and human services chief tom price hit rough air, when the travel for his issue, he wrote, the recent events have created a distraction. interior secretary ryan zenke defended three charter trips as preapproved and within the rules. >> we often travel in areas and under circumstances that we don't have other flight options. >> veteran's affairs secretary is now posting his travel schedule online. after complaints he
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and all day all night protection. when it comes to frequent heartburn, trust nexium 24hr. a pioneer of tv game shows has died. monty hall was the host and co creator of "let's make a deal." the show started in 1963, continues to this day. he became an american icon. contestants choosing between cash and the prizes hidden behind door number one, two or three. he died at his home in beverly hills, he was 96 years old. we are back with a surprising twist of fate for a man charged with murder. ultimately able to prove his innocence thanks to a popular tv show. it's a plot twist you might not believe. joe fryar explains. >> reporter: for america, baseball is a pastime. for juan catalan, it's a lifesaver. >> i can be on death
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row right now. >> his story which sounds more like the plot of a legal drama, is featured in a new netflix documentary called "longshot." it begins in 2003 when he was arrested for murdering a 16-year-old girl. >> i think i was speechless for 5 minutes. >> reporter: a witness claimed he was at the scene of the shooting. but he was at the l.a. dodgers game. he just had to prove it. >> i got this story i wasn't approving. >> they discovered a tv show was filming at the stadium that night. hbo's "curb your enthusiasm." starring larry david. >> i'm sitting amount way up there. >> so melnick combed through all of the raw footage, hoping to spot his client among the thousands in attendance. >> we're watching tape after tape after tape. finally he showed up on tape number 5. >> what did you think? >> i jumped out of my chair, and i pointed
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at the screen, i said, that's him, that's him roll that back. >> that video helped make him a free man. >> had you ever watched "curb your enthusiasm" before this game? >> never, i had never heard that name before. >> i'm guessing you're a pretty big fan now? >> oh, yeah. >> he's also a fan of his attorney. >> we have a pretty special bond. he's a good man with a good soul. >> reporter: it's a powerful story a filmmaker just had to tell. >> what i love most about it is, it's not really one thing, and what attracted me to the story was how all of these things kind of work together. >> a baseball game, a tv show and a perfectly timed moment all coming together to change one man's life. joe fryar, nbc news, [phone ring] hello. hi, it's anne from edward jones. i'm glad i caught you. well i'm just leaving the office so for once i've got plenty of time. what's going on? so those financial regulations being talked about?
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geico. because saving fifteen percent or more on car insurance is always a great answer. finally tonight, a story about standing strong, one woman's remarkable comeback, after the devastating attack on the pulse nightclub in orlando florida last year. her journ he of recovery brought patience carter all the way to a top pageant and made her a role model. morgan ratford has her story. >> reporter: a prayer of gratitude just before taking the stage at the miss black america pageant. this time last year, she couldn't walk. >> i felt defeated, like i was never going to walk again.
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>> reporter: she was at the pulse nightclub last year. >> the shooter's in our bathroom stall now, so we're scared. we're holding on to our last breath and he says, hey, you. he shoots somebody on the ground. shoots another person. and then shoots the person that's directly behind me. >> then he shot patience twice. a bullet shattered the femur bone of her right leg. one of her friends was among the 49 killed. a stranger who shielded patience with his body, also lost his life. patience still struggled mentally and emotionally. >> i didn't feel like i deserved to live. >> reporter: after surgery, 7 months of rehab, and with a metal rod in her leg. patience is now standing strong. >> you're about to walk the red carpet for the first time without your crutches. what goes through your mind when you think about where you are today and where you were this time last year? >> it's incredible. >> did you think you
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would walk again in. >> no. >> and look at you now. >> and look at me now, in my heels. ♪ i'm stronger i'm wiser ♪ >> she's hoping to raise awareness and money to start a nonprofit to help survivors of gun violence. >> patience carter is a role model. she's a living example of the intig knitties that people have suffered as a result of hatred. >> at the end of the night, patience was awarded two trophies. >> let's look at it this way, even oprah win friday didn't win the first time. >> that's right, that's right. >> but she won her life back, and gave a piece of her heart to others. >> i'm just happy that i'm even alive to experience this. i'm just grateful. >> morgan ratford nbc news, philadelphia. i'm jose diaz reporting from new york. thank you for the
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privilege of your time, and good night.
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♪ ♪ hi, everybody, and welcome. this is "inside the eagles." i'm glad to be with you tonight. after an unbelievable win, the eagles go back and this time all of the way across the country to los angeles to play the -- and it's really weird to say this the los angeles chargers on sunday. well, before we get to that we've got this and we've got a wonderful show for you. first, we'll take a look back here at some of the ups and downs of this 2 and 1 start through the eyes of our players and it's an exclusive series that we call unscripted. we also go back into the locker room with chris maragos for more fun and games with the guys and


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