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"action news" at 12:30 continues with rick williams sara bloomquist and meteorologist, david murphy. here are the stories we are following on "action news" at 12:30, the destruction from nepal continue to come into the newsroom after a 7.3 tremor hit the region. and hiring hundreds of jobs at philadelphia international airport. and tom brady's agent responds to the quarterback's suspension for using deflated footballs during a championship game. >> we are following the lightest out of nepal after an earthquake hit this morning, at least 42 people were killed and almost a thousand people were injured, the quake was 7.3 and caused landslides and toppled
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buildings. weeks after a 7.8 earthquake and thousands were killed and hundreds of thousands still don't have a home. we'll have updates on "action news" starting today at 4:00. the philadelphia's fire marshal's office continues to investigate the deadly arson in kensington and so far nobody is arrested but investigators say that someone torched a stairwell on willard street, a 31-year-old man jumped out of the building and he died at the hospital. another woman and a man were sent to the hospital the woman suffered severe burns. and police are looking for a bike bandit, you see him riding up to mary's hair salon on the 2600 block of west clearfield street in richmond he stole the safe and hair products the suspect has a tattoo on his
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right wrist and you are asked to call police if you have any information more than 600 jobs at philadelphia international airport are up for grabs and today dozens of employers are at temple university looking for qualified employees to hire and john rawlins live in north philadelphia with more. >> reporter: hi sara, the numbers say that the economy is still slowly continuing to improve, that said though this morning there was a line out the door of the center and all the way around the block of job seekers long lines of job seekers broad resumes and picked up a map. >> i got here at 6:00, i was the first person here. on this floor three dozen organizations had booths staffed with recruiters, darryl clark is a cosponsor of the fair. >> a significant turnout, thousands of people are coming out they are either unemployed
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or underemployed. they think that tsa or philadelphia police from the airlines to retailers to the folks that de-ice the aircraft. >> i need people we start to hire around august 15th. the hope is to fill as many as 600 vacancies. the hope at the tables to be one of the changes. >> i need a change i'm trying to get back to the airport where i worked at previously. i'm looking for something different. >> the job fair is open until 3:00 if you come down look at resumes, it starts at entry level to part-time to seasonal jobs. and full-time jobs and in some cases a handful of supervisory or management positions but that would require past experience.
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john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> a great opportunity there, thank you john. now to accuweather lets go live outside outside sky 6 hd showing you the camera is bumping around a bit. david murphy is outdoors. >> it's feeling very warm here on the terrace, a half hour ago we had thick cloud cover and now the sun is breaking through, there is satellite, the sweep of the thicker cloud cover in white coming through and now we break back into the darker shade of gray where the sun is able to burst through, it looks mainly dry and a slight chance of our shower and mid-atlantic is warm by the coast 83 in new york and 86 in washington and even warmer down in richmond virginia cooler air to the west as the frontal boundary inches its way in our direction and sweeps the cooler air in here, windy here
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too, 21 miles per hour wind in atlantic city, 16 in philadelphia, can you shuffle the numbers around and wind gusts are higher 25 to 30 miles per hour. the rest of the way, 87 degrees by 2:00, looks like we'll be back to 87 at 4:00 after briefly bumping up to 88 and 86 degrees and warm by 6:00 and back into the 70s at 8:00 and 10:00 the low 70s, things do change for the better later on this evening as we look at pollen count, it's running high today and medication is important for those that suffer from allergies and tomorrow we ease back to the medium high range and we are more or less in the medium to high range, we'll look at the cool down for tomorrow and big changes just around the corner. >> check back in later thank you. >> meanwhile more details on the deadly torndss that ripped through the midwest. two people remain in critical
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condition but much of the power has been restored. officials say the tornado that touched down caused a 7 mile path of destruction. >> police in florida are investigating the most recent incident involving george zimmerman. >> i was like what? i shot george zimmerman, please call 911. >> zimmerman's attorney says the same man from a road rage incident in 2014, pulled up to zimmerman yelling obscenities, when he raised the window he shot through the glass. >> the man says it was zimmerman who pulled out a gun. >> his attorney admits that he had a weapon but never showed it. tom brady's agent says the
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star quarterback plans to appeal his suspension some say the nfl is sending a message for these underinflated football. karen travers live. >> reporter: that message is the nfl is not messing around and this suspatience has taken sports fans by storm. four games, that is a quarter of the nfl regular season the patriots said in a statement that this exceeds any reasonable expectation, there is no reason to think they will take this without a fight. how and when will tom brady respond. last night the super star quarterback was sacked by the nfl s. suspended four games without pay for his role in deflate-gate the nfl said monday that footballs were intensely deflated in an effort to -- tom brady and says your
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actions clearly contribute to the -- the loss of two draft picks, this story isn't over. brady's agent says they will appeal the punishment, saying to abc news the punishment is ridiculous ridiculous. >> it's a rocky year for the nfl domestic violence issues and off the field criminal misconduct but they are pointing out that ray rice's initial punishment by the nfl, after this incident with his now wife, was half of what tom brady got. >> if are you in violation of anything that makes this league look bad you will be punished. >> if this suspense stands tom
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brady's first game back will be against the indianapolis colts the team that blue the whistle on the patriots and deflated footballs. >> thank you karen. police are looking for the kids that threw rocks and debris at a philadelphia school district bus it shattered and glass hit a special needs student in the face. it happened yesterday as the bus approached 47th and aspen streets, two children ran over from a nearby rec center and were seen throwing the rocks. >> i don't care what they do but i want this boy prosecuted. i really do. >> a total of nine special needs students of the school of future were on that bus along with two assistants and the driver. philadelphia's top prosecutor took part in a prayer breakfast intenter city. seth williams took part in the prayer for peace breakfast,
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williams created the foundation to help children in need and crime prevention efforts. coming up on "action news" at 12:30 they are favored by a lot of parents, the baby food pouchs but what ingredients are inside. >> plus, terrifying moments as a plan makes a belly landing.
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there's over two hundred thousand students in philadelphia. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters. i think they're both's making sure they all get a good education. teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them.
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a plane's belly landing has been caught on video take a look at it was coming into land at los angeles airport, the left landing gear would not extend, all 43 passengers and crew members left the plane without injuries. new details this noon about a shooting at the university of california, santa barbara, two people are in custody and three people were injured in the shootding and one of the people shot was also a suspect.
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police believe the shooting was started by a domestic dispute and this comes as the community prepares for the anniversary of the killing of 6 usb students. a boy is being praised for his bravery, when a boy tried to steal a car with a boy inside. the boy was able to jump out as the carjacker sped away, payton suffered scratches but his mother says the emotional scars take longer to heal. many people have the pantries and refrigeratorers packed with the baby food packets, but what is promised on the label really inside. >> baby lofz them and parents do too. >> how much do you rely on these packages? >> every day. >> the sleek packages and the organic stamp and talk about
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convenience. >> i think food on the go it's healthy -- >> gma investigates look agent baby food labelling if what you see on the front is mainly on the back. >> nicole is a registered dietician and a board certified nutritionist. >> we need to be label detectives. look at this, and turn it around, it's not quinoa, it's water. >> carrots and then sweet potato puree and then pea puree and then organic chicken, quinoa is actually the seventh ingredient. >> the fda does not require food makers to list how much of an ingredient is used but it may
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not be misleading on the label. but gma learned that the center for science and the public interest is saying that plum organics are to stop immediately labelling like these. they say that their labels meet all local requirements and it's based on the flavor of the finished product. we discovered that apple is a very popular ingredient. >> apple puree. >> even on products that don't list apple on the label. >> so raspberry and spinach greek yogurt but the main ingredient is apple. >> now guzzle it down more, buy more pouchs plum organic says they add apples because of their texture and mild taste. not because they are sweet.
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>> but for these moms new awareness. >> were you surprised? >> yes. >> nicole says read the labels closely. okay still ahead on "action news" at 12:30 we are a week away from the finale of "dancing with the stars," see how the remaining dancers did in last night's performances. >> and a look at the ben franklin bridge and changes are on the way. david murphy is back to time out when we could see cooler temperatures. it penetrates deep for long lasting protection and beauty. and i'm the only one who's got it. olympic elite. for exceptional beauty and protection that lasts. olympic. simply. done. exclusively at lowe's. introducing olympic rescue it! light. transform lightly worn wood and concrete into beautiful barefoot friendly surfaces. stop by lowe's and save $5 per gallon.
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another hot day outside and it won't last much longer. >> if you like that warm air get out and enjoy it you'll see a change later there you see sky 6 hd and we are looking at the great outdoors there north along the new jersey coastline, we have sunshine back along the shore currently. and just warm conditions with
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humidity still a bid noticeable down the shore but dropping everywhere else. here is stormtracker 6 live double scan you can see how there is no precipitation yet and we are keeping our eyes to the west for the possibility of a pop-up shower and most of that will fall apart before it gets here, warm today and a lot cooler on wednesday lets get to it. right now warm and 82 degrees, the dew point is hanging across the threshold for humid air and wind frtz west at 16 miles per hour and the dew points are dropping and it looks like we are transitioning to drier air as we speak of the move of this is north of philadelphia and not sure if it will survive once it heads east because the dew points are dropping 86 in allentown and 87s in lancaster and trenton and 88 in wilmington. and down the shore cooler but toasty, 78 on the beach in atlantic city, and lowering humidity as we go through the
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afternoon, lowering temperatures too, 88 by 3:00 and 86 by 5:00 and still toasty, even as late as 7:00, i expect us to be in the low 80s with a quick drop at 9:00, and 57 overnight another thing about today is the dew point improvement as we go from 1:30 on you'll be down to about the threshold of 60 in philadelphia what happens when you go down to a dew point of 36 and lower than that as we go to 11:00, 11:30 an indication of that air drying out. pirates game two and 42 for the first pitch and 72 in the ninth inning breezy but not all that humid and a nice night for baseball. >> a frontal boundary off the coast and the winds turn from the cooler northwest and we feel a big difference, 88 today and tomorrow's high is 70 and that means most of the afternoon is in the 60s and a cool breeze
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blowing at 15 to 25 miles per hour. the exclusive accuweather forecast, 88 is today's high and humidity is on the down swing as the temperatures continue to climb and windy and cooler tomorrow and 70 is the high and we'll start out the day in the 50s, looks like we'll be in the upper 40s in philadelphia for thursday morning and then we bounce back to a high of 79 degrees. the next frontal boundary is approaching during the day on friday and it's possible that late friday night we may get some rain, we are looking at mainly cloudy skies and a high of 78 outdoor plans on saturday but i'm posting showers, don't cancel the outdoor plans because the model runs sut light activity and spotty. sunday a mix of clouds and sun and 80 and again there is a chance of a pop-up shower and
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then on monday clouds not morning gives way to sun if the afternoon, but i'll tell you what this is a pretty nice seven-day forecast nice for the phillies and the union playing at home. and it's also nice weather. >> thank you david. topping our people scene now at 12:30 "dancing with the stars" are down to the final four tonight and a trip to the finals on the line and the remaining celebrities brought their a game tonight. alicia vitarelli is here with more. >> hey guys, what a night each of the four remaining celebrities had two chances to wow the judges first they perform a dance style they have never done before and then a dance choreographed by one of the judges themselves. ♪♪ ♪♪ >> singer riker lynch and allison stole the show, they earned four tens and then the
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argentina tango earned them another 40. and noah galloway sits in last place but not by much, they scored 10's and 9's giving them 56 out of 70 for the night but you know it was a big night for noah galloway for another reason, his girlfriend surprised him at a live show and he returned the favor with a live proposal. and she said yes. >> tonight at 8:00 on 6 abc the mirror ball trophy next. >> down to the wire getting good. thank you alicia. >> the two hour season finale marvel "agents of s.h.i.e.l.d.," agent coal son and his team have
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meteorologist, david murphy, one last check of the forecast before we head to lunch. >> here we go 87 degrees in reading and 86 in kutztown and warm in the northern and western suburbs, the humidity is in the process of dropping and high 80s in much of the central portion of the region and down by the shore upper 70s to mid-70s from atlantic city to cape may windy conditions and humidity dropping most cases down the shore a little bit sticky and fire concerns are on the rise today and tomorrow. >> thanks david. coming up today on "action
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news" at 4:00, counting the calories of some of your favorite ballpark snacks. >> now people are getting into the game of healthy eating, can you cut your calories in half we'll show you healthy options starting at 4:00. that is it for "action news," don't forget to join us today for "action news" at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> for david murphy and rick williams and the entire "action news" team have a great afternoon.
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