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injuring three teenagers. temperatures are climbing in the mid 80s today, get ready tomorrow because we're talking about storms. let's get you to the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast with meteorologist chris sowers. today will be nice. >> reporter: today will be warm and sticky, tomorrow we run the risk of seeing severe weather late in the day. in the meantime as we get you outside there's the view in center city. we have clouds out there and leftover fog, the ceilings are low, but, again, we should see sunshine shortly. we expect peeks of sun as the day wears on him that will allow the temperatures to climb into the mid 80s this afternoon. 73 in allentown. reading, 74. millville, 70. 70 is the number for wilmington and dover. satellite and radar showing the severe weather is out here across the appalachian states and the northern portion of the ohio valley.
we'll see cloud cover with peeks of sun. 11:00 a.m., 76 degrees, showing 69 now. cloudy conditions throughout the day. 1:00 p.m., 82. 3:00 p.m., 84. somewhere around 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m. that's where one or two may pick up a quick-hitting stray shower or thunderstorm. shouldn't amount to that much. same thing through 5:00 p.m., 85 is the forecasted high. then we get into tomorrow this is where everything changes. the atmosphere gets juiced up, we're expecting sunshine during day, that will trigger showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours. some of these could be severe, i will be back in a few minutes with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. thanks for the update. to the death of a legend, the world is mourning the loss of muhammad. the heavyweight champion died at the age of 74. he is being remembered for his
unforgettable career and the impact on the world. i'm handlesome, i'm fast -- i'm handsome and fast and pretty and can't be beat. >> reporter: he will be remembered by his profound personality. a man quick with his with the it as his -- with his wit and mighty punch. for two decades he dominated the square circle. gold medal wins and brash predictions part of his mantra. his first big win conquering sunny liston. the boxing legends winning the fight and the heavyweight championship four years layered, 1964 symbolic for the champ that marked the career that he converted to islam and forever known as muhammad ali. he was unquestionably the dominant figure in the world of
sports in the second half of the 20th century. his decision not to serve in the armed service would be one of several profound impacts on american culture from vietnam to civil rights he was on the front lines of historic movement. a hero outside the ring. a social transformer an anti-war profit. a man who sacrificed his own dignity. >> reporter: his dominance in the ring would be damaging. ali battled with parkinsons disease for 32 years. his fight in the ring transcending into becoming a victim for victims and advocates for parkinsons research. he is a courageous person courage in taking on a disease that no one has a cure for and living the live with dignity. he was not afraid to be seen in public. >> reporter: muhammad ali's family is thanking everybody for
their thoughts, prayers and support. his body is going to be flown from arizona to louisville, kentucky where he will be laid to rest on monday. muhammad ali's friends is talking about the passing of the great. nobody, nobody, nobody, like muhammad ali who really became a major figure on the world stage and had been this world class athlete, as well. muhammad ali you know, it was a man of the people, he was a fighter for the people. i loved muhammad ali. he was a friend for life and he had, his spirit will go on forever. muhammad ali was tied to philadelphia through his friendship with another boxing legend joe frazier and owned homes in the city and also cherry hill, new jersey at one time. larry holmes of easton sparred
and beat ali. you can go to 6abc.com for life and reflections on muhammad ali there's social media reaction from celebrity and fans. we're following other news of the morning for you. three teens are in the hospital after being shot outside a party. this happened in north philadelphia. police say 19, 18, and 16-year-old were shot during a dispute. dozens of people scrambled for cover as the shots were fired in the 2200 block of north 12th street. the 19-year-old is in critical condition. the others in stable condition. no arrests. a car crashes and destroys a garage in christiana, delaware. firefighters rescued the driver a woman in her 40s from the wreckage you see here. police say the car hit parked cars before plowing into the garage on dunning coulter.
court. the woman is expected to survive. a suspect is in jail for his alleged participation in a robbery in bucks county investigators say golds boro backed the minivan into the store parking lot the pharmacy owner saw them get out with a mask and holding a gun. the owner said i am armed don't come into the store. the subject ran toward the owner. the owner shot and killed the suspect. police hope the tattoo and fingerprints analysis will justify -- identify him. long-standing prayer tradition is coming to an end in
pottsgrove school district. it became an issue during last year's graduation when the student used the name of jesus. after that incident, district leaders determined that benedictions or invocations violate the constitution. there will be an acceptable compromise something that the community can live with. i expect that in the future it will be a beautiful new tradition. >> they have a right, i think to express whatever their heart is during that graduation ceremony and if they would like to give thanks to god that's their constitutional right. school leaders say the students have the rights to pray but not be sanctioned by the district. the school board is holding a meet next week to get public input. 9:07. much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. including a sweet show of support in chicago. more than a dozen police officers are there to celebrate a fallen comthe -- comrade's son
as he graduates from kindergarten. plus, all season tires put to the best. this is white looks like tomorrow, outline the yellows out there. the storm prediction center continues to warn of severe weather. muhammad ali legendary boxer. old joe come out smokin' i won't be jokein' i'll be pecking and poking pouring water ons -- on his smokin' it might shock and amaze you this time i retire joe frazier.
alright round two! bring it, girlfriend! rich, creamy, 100% natural cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger. one, two, three. there you go, philadelphia beer week is officially underway. keeping with tradition, the hammer of glory was used to tap the ceremonial first keg last night. the mayor was on hand to kick off the ten-day celebration at the fillmore in fishtown. beer week runs all week. enjoy if you go out. meteorologist chris sowers is here to talk about the weekend. >> reporter: bring an umbrella. let's get you outside and show you the view looking at the platt bridge. it's warm and soupy it's feeling tropical with the humidity increasing the way it is.
we'll see peeks of sunshine one or two areas a stray thunderstorm. double scan live is clear we don't expect anything to pop up until after 2 or 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon. that's when the area here running parallel to the pennsylvania turnpike that's the great chance of seeing the stray thunderstorm. that's the number you need to watch. as this number goes up, that's the humidity right there, it will feel uncomfortable. pressure is rising. winds out of the southeast at 6 miles per hour. the ocean temperature is up in the mid 60s. warm and humid that's what the call for the week was from accuweather. 79 monday, that's the average. we shot up to 88 on tuesday, 90 on wednesday, that's the 4th time we've hit 90 degrees or higher. thursday, 84. yesterday 76 degrees which is a cooler number with all the humidity it doesn't feel all that cool. 74 in reading, 65 in the poconos.
trenton, 70 degrees. 70 is the number for wilmington, millville and dover. cape may, 66. satellite and radar we have a stalled out frontal system to our south between washington, d.c. and richmond. because it's close by we are expecting cloud cover with peeks of sun. you'll see it on future tracker 6. jersey shore looks really nice today. a combination of sun and clouds. at times you may have more clouds and sun. it will steer clear of anything isolated. one or two areas maybe you pick up a quick-hitting shower or thunderstorm. it's not going to last very long. a warm front pushes through tomorrow morning. expect to see more in the way of coverage here showers and downpours with the passage of the front. we get into the first part of the afternoon and we're
expecting mainly cloudy conditions until a cold front arrives late in the day let's say 4:00 p.m., to 9:00 p.m. west to east across the viewing area. the storm prediction center continues to focus on the possibility of damaging wind gusts up to 60 or 65 miles per hour. here's the time frame. 4:00 p.m., far western suburbs, sunday, 9:00 p.m. for the jersey shore. the philadelphia is splitting the difference between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. downpours possible we could see up to two inches of rain tomorrow afternoon. sun and clouds that's the call from accuweather. spotty thunderstorms possible west of the city. most of us stay dry. 85 degrees is the forecasted high. with the humidity it will feel like 86 or 87. it will be sticky in the poconos. be on the look out for the stray thunderstorm, 75 degrees. strong thunderstorms possible tomorrow, 72. jersey shore that's the place to be. sun and clouds, 77.
did gusty thunderstorms possible tomorrow, 79 degrees the forecasted high. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we've highlighted sunday because of the threat of severe weather humid, severe thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours. 85 today, 83 tomorrow. cold front pulls through monday morning. most of next week will be refreshing highs in the # -- 70s and 80s sun and clouds. enjoy the peeks of sunshine today. 9:15 a.m., you can find the seven-day forecast and live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at any time of the day on our website head to 6abc.com/weather. new at 9:00 a.m. more than a dozen police officers in chicago approving that loyalty never dies. the officer attended the current graduation of boy whose father was shot and killed in the line of duty in 2009, 3 months before
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on a saturday morning, time 9:18, 69 degrees out there. sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over wilmington, delaware, meteorologist chris sowers says on a scale of one to ten expect an 8 or 9 with peeks of sunshine. everybody knows having a baby is not cheap. experts say child care costs make up 18% of overall spending. care.com recommends budgeting for your baby before you give birth. check with your employer about any programs for child care.
you can have a nanny share and check with churches and other none profits that offer day care at a reduced rate. all season tires are popular, they come standard on most cars, when it comes time to replace them, which should you choose. alicia vitarelli has the consumer reports top picks. >> reporter: no matter what type of car you drive having a good set of tires is essential for your safety. consumers reports tested all season tires and they are a good choice for most drivers. they are designed to handle various weather conditions including snow and ice, and they have long tread life. >> reporter: it's tough to know which to buy. consumers reports put tires through 14 different testing criteria, including stopping
distances on a variety of surfaces and tires are driven 16,000 miles on public roads in west texas and measured to determine how long they will last. many have high mile warranties above 70,000 miles. some tires don't last as long as others. >> reporter: in the end consumer reports top pick is the michelin defender. it cost $120 and has a long tread life. the top pick performance all season tire is the could not negligence pure -- continental pure contact for $112. michelin ltxmx2 costs $190 and highest ratings and excellent tread life. some retailers will charge ten to $15 for installation and others will charge you to
dispose of your old tires. alicia vitarelli channel 6 "action news." time, 9:20, still ahead on "action news," the phillies get a win and mandatory mini camp starts next week for the eagles. will two big names be there? coach doug peterson weighs in next in sports. it's amazing. yes! (male off-screen announcer) with instant games from the pennsylvania lottery, the instant you play could be the instant you win. keep on scratchin'.
doug peterson is praising sam bradford. >> reporter: may 25th. the phillies were five games above five hundred. they began the game yesterday falling under a seven game skid. last night they turned back the clock. 70s night at citizens bank park. cameron ruf looked burt reynolds from smoky and the bandit. 2-out rbi single, 2-0 lead. a 3-run homer, his second of the season. phillies snapped a skid they win 6-3. pete mc cannon joked maybe
they should keep the outfits. coaches reiterated that bradford is his starting quarterback. peterson is gushing over him. sam has taken this thing and running. it's unbelievable what he has done. i'm excited in the direction he is going in. we know that sam is the best quurt aer -- quarterback we have. there's a reason he is the starter. he has to go out there and be sam bradford. he has a lot of confidence anticipate he is starting to feel it. i'm excited to play next to him and go in the games with him. >> reporter: coach has navigated a qb controversy and now he has to deal with the no-shows. fletcher cox and darren sproles missed the mini camp.
tuesday is mandatory mini camp. i think they will be here, it's a mandatory situation. it's the only mandatory aspect of the entire off season program. as the head football coach i expect them to be back and part of their team. nascar hits poconos this weekend, yesterday was qualifying for the big race. joey lagano leads after two rounds. that's a look at sports, i'm ducis rogers you have yourself a terrific weekend. time 9:26 there's so much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm karen rogers and this is penelope look how cute she is. she is one of the dogs saved by the cape may county shelter winner. we'll introduce you to penelope later this morning on "action
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pulled a farmer from a grain silo. all eyes on california as hillary clinton looks to clinch the democratic nomination. first, outside we go, you said on a scale of one to ten. >> reporter: 8 today. tomorrow a 5 or 6. not a complete wash tomorrow, but we have to watch for the potential of strong storms during the morning and severe weather in the afternoon. it's warm and sticky out here right now. we have cloud cover on city avenue. temperatures in the 70s. we get any kind of sunshine this afternoon we should crack the 80-degree mark. fleetwood, 74. fleetwood, 74. glassboro, 72. hammonton, checking in the 69 degrees. here's satellite and radar, you're actually seeing a little bit of sunshine down the shore this morning, but a lot of clouds inland. we expect that to be the case
throughout most of the day. peeks of sun inland. probably a combination of sun and clouds at the jersey shore. one or two areas could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm later this afternoon, as well. they will be few and far between. 90% of the viewing area stays dry. one or two of you maybe you see a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. once we get into the overnight hours, a warm front crosses into the region and we have more showers and thunderstorms possibly as early as tomorrow morning before the heavier round arrives at night. forecast for today, 69 degrees right now cloudy warm and humid, 76 by 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m., 82. 3:00 p.m., 84 maybe an isolated shower or thunderstorm. same number by 5:00 p.m. jersey shore missing out on the wet weather, muggy, high of 77 degrees. today is not that bad. tomorrow is a different story with the passage of the frontal systems and the atmosphere getting juiced up as we expect
it to be. we run the risk of severe weather. we'll talk about that in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when i step back inside in just a few minutes. gray? thank you so much. it is 9:30. this morning the world is paying its respects to muhammad ali the boxing legend died yesterday 74 years old. we go to the home down of alism in louisville, kentucky. i'm sure hearts of heavy in kentucky. >> reporter: salute, gray, you - absolutely, gray, we remember him as the world time champion. you talk to people here, the roots of the champ are in louisville, kentucky. the legendary boxer who declared himself the greatest died in scottsdale arizona. he was born cassius clay junior
he started training at 12 years old. he stunned the boxing world by beating sunny liston. he had a controversial period in his life, he joined the nation of islam and refused to participate in the vietnam draft. he began a 3 1/2 year exile from fights until the supreme court over turned the ruling on technicality. his professional record came to and end when he lost to joe frazier. his last fight was in 1981. three years later he revealed he was fighting a new battle. he was diagnosed with parkinsons disease. in 1996 he lit the olympic flame at the summers games in atlanta. one of the most poignant times
in sports history. we've seen a constant flow of people. we've seen people from the early morning of hours bringing flowers and notes, many of them children, in fact i saw one with a pair of boxing gloves on to pay his respects to the champ. this is something we expect leading up to what will be perhaps the first of several memorials to takes place in louisville. the mayor will be heading a ceremony later today as they lower the flags at the city buildings, many asking when he will be returned home and laid to rest in his native louisville. thank you for the update. fans and celebrities and boxers who followed in his footsteps. floyd mayweather called him a pioneer and legend and hero and tweeted not a day went by entering the gym i did not thing of you have.
oscar delajolla called him a lend who transcended sports and true champion for all, #the greatest. mike tyson tweeted god came for his champion, so long great one. muhammad ali received the national constitution liberty medal in philadelphia honoring those who strive to secure the blessings of liberty to people all over the world. he was unable to take the microphone at the liberty medal ceremony, but his lawyer layla spoke on his behalf and summed up his legacy this way. my father has lived his life to make this world better for others, he is strong and courageous and such a powerful man. ali was an advocate for those suffering from parkinsons
disease which he fought for more than 30 years. this morning president obama is talking about this great loss. he said muhammad municipal shook up the world -- muhammad ali shook up the world and the world is greater for it. muhammad ali's memoir said i would like to be remembered as man who stood up for his beliefs no matter what as a man who tried to unite all humankind through faith and life. if that's too much i guess i will be remembered as a great boxer who became a threerd leader. there's more at 6abc.com. the time 9:35, new this morning,
two men are recovering after crashing into two parked vehicles in the germantown section. here's a look at the wreckage on the 800 block of east cheltenham avenue. police say the driver lost control for a reason around 2:30 a.m. the car for crying out loud into two parked vehicles. the driver and passenger are in stable condition. this morning a farmer in south jersey is back home after an ordeal. crews had to rescue the 71-year-old man after he was stuck in the grain silo. jeff chirico has the details. >> reporter: chris smiled as he was wheeled into an ambulance after being trapped in a grain silo most of the afternoon. chopper 6 was over the farm in chesterfield township as emergency crews hoisted by ladder trucks worked to free the 71-year-old farmer. court reporter working with an un-- this is your worse
situation because you're working with an unstable sub establishes. he -- substance. he wanted out. we had toen caps late him to the waist. several people lost their lives on it. >> reporter: his neighbor said the life long farmer was likely clearing a clog in a drain when he fell. you're standing on top, it could break lose and fall through. >> reporter: a farm worker pushed a button to prevent him from sinking farther. looked like he was more embarrassed than anything else. >> reporter: when i reached him by phone he said he feels fine and wanted to thank all the
first responderrer who help -- responders who helped him get out what he called his debacle. donald trump is facing new heat from the republican speaker of the house, paul ryan who disagrees with his criticism of a mexican american judge overseeing a lawsuit over his defunct university. trump called the judge a hater because he favored building a wall between u.s. and mexico. ryan said he disagrees that the judge has a conflict of interest hearing the case. hillary clinton gained a big enforcement before the california primary. clinton and sanders are neck in neck. the primary is tuesday. 9:38 much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00. in "healthcheck," promoting
wellness in the workplace. we'll show you how one company gets his workers up and moving year after year. when will it end? more rain is on the way for flood-wary texas. the latest coming up. of course we'll check with chris sowers with the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. first we continue to pay tribute to muhammad ali. everybody warms him train says no contest, better not fight like that with ali. [laughter].
a flood watch watch is posted for the eastern half of texas which includes houston and dallas. the new round of rain comes as homeowners wait to assess damage caused by flooding earlier. 9 soldiers were killed in a weather related crash near fort hood texas. more rain coming. they cannot get a break. >> reporter: it keeps raining. we see 42 inches of rain a year average in philadelphia. they have seen half of that in two weeks. it continues to rain. they need a break. >> reporter: they need a break. let's get you outside and show you the view live on sky6 live hd overlooking the ben franklin bridge. it's gray and gloomy, but the radars are dry. we don't have any precipitation, could be an isolated shower later on.
flipping it over to the numbers, we have 85 degrees five decrease above the seasonal average of 80. the low temperature this morning was 66. 74 in reading, 74 in lancaster. allentown, 73. millville, 72. trenton, 70. cape may, 69 degrees with high dewpoints now, the air continues to, the tropical air continues to surge northward into the area and lehigh valleys. here's the scale, once we crack the 60-degree mark it become slightly humidity. we get into the mid 60s, dover, 72. wilmington, 66. lancaster, 66 degrees, all those numbers will increase as the day wears on. so it will be become increasingly more incomfortable in the after and -- uncomfortable in the afternoon
hours. jersey shore and the delaware beaches and delmarva, sunny conditions as of this 9:00 a.m. hour. we expect the clouds to increase west to east as we progress along throughout the afternoon. future tracker 6 sun and clouds, isolated shower and thunderstorm, quick-hitting shower and thunderstorm possible. mainly west of philadelphia. 90% of us staying dry. tomorrow morning, the warm front pushes through, you'll see activity than what the model is showing here. let's say scattered showers and storms during the morning hours we get into the first part of the afternoon, this is key, we are protecting severe weather sunday evening. we have a mostly cloudy sky as the model is showing, this may not happen. we need the spark, we need the sun to get things going. think of the fireplace you got the wood in there, paper in between, if you don't have a match it's not going to light. same thing here, the sun that's
the match. if we get the sun this is what the radar will look like in the late afternoon and evening hours on sunday. as far as impact scale tomorrow, heavy downpours by tomorrow morning, a break by midday and heavy thunderstorms possible by the evening hours. storm prediction center is concerned about lightning downpours and strong gusty winds. winds could exceed 60 miles per hour. they put hail and tornados in the moderate category. that's rare for the delaware and lehigh valleys. you don't get tornados very often. they continue to mention that word in their discussion. today, cloudy, stray afternoon thunderstorm possible west of philadelphia. 85 in allentown. millville, 80. dover, 80. cape may, 75 degrees. poconos clouds and sun, warm and sticky, 76 maybe a stray thunderstorm, downpours likely for sunday, 68. jersey shore, that's the place to be today, sun and clouds,
77 degrees, gusty thunderstorms for tomorrow, 79. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 85 degrees today we've highlighted tomorrow the possibility of severe weather it's going to be a muggy day, 83 degrees, monday partly sunny and breezy, 84. lowering humidity levels, monday afternoon very refreshing. tuesday looks good, pop-up thunderstorm, wednesday, thursday, friday, temperatures in the 70s. isolated thunderstorm possible today bigger threat tomorrow. 946:00. summertime is almost here, "shelter me rescue of the week," cape may county "shelter me rescue of the week" rescued 1300 animals. >> reporter: long term residents have a home at the cape may county animal shelter. hope and lived shape lived at
the shelter for two years. >> reporter: rob and bob were looking for a companion for hope, we found chase. now chase and hope have bonded in their forever home. they got along right away. they play with each other. the staff at cape may county animal shelter works to prepare the dogs and owners for the adoption process. it's a training a education and realizing that you have got a living being that's relying on you. >> reporter: ellie may is a 10-year-old beagle lg beagle looking for a home. anybody over the age of 65 can adopt a dog or cat over the age of 8 we waive the adoption fee. >> reporter: abram is five or six years old.
he has been a resident of the shelter for 18 months. >> reporter: this is pen they pe she is 9 careers old. she is a beagle shelty mix. if you're interested in penelope or any of the dogs you met, visit the cape may county animal website. if you would like to share your "shelter me rescue of the week" success stories use the #6abc "shelter me rescue of the week" and tell us where you adopted your pet and how much they mean to you, we'll be featuring your stories on the up coming "shelter me rescue of the week" segments. with penelope karen rogers channel 6 "action news." > welcome back everybody, the
time 9:50, 69 degrees, sky6 live hd giving you a glimpse over cape may, new jersey. you see several folks out there enjoying the weather and the beach. good for them. if you want to head to the beach today may be the day, because meteorologist chris sowers says the rain will be there tomorrow. here's a look at what's happening in and around the delaware and lehigh valleys. the rock for paul fest is being held in medford, new jersey. food, live music and beer and wine. adoptable pets will be on hand. that happens today from noon to 6:00 at the indian acres tree farm. meet the creator of your favorite comic books at wizard world comic-con. some of the actors behind the avengers will be in town including captain america himself chris evans and the man behind thor chris hemsworth.
it will be today from 10:00 a.m. to 7 and tomorrow from 10 to 5:00 p.m. one local health system is celebrating its 10th annual fitness challenge. ali gorman has the story. >> reporter: it's lunchtime at vertua health system and outside dozens of employees are getting their steps in for the 10th animal fitness challenge. we're trying to get people motivated. >> reporter: the program started as a walking challenge and now it'sen expanded to include all types of fitness. walking running, biking, swimming. exercise time, strength training yoga. an online program converts time to miles and others can map their distance. elliot has participated in all ten yearly challenges and said it kick started his journey.
i did a 5k. half marathon, half marathon, full marathon. the challe which a edge puts you up against people with similar levels of fitness. to see who hoss the most miles on their belt i check on that every day. >> reporter: kim lost 30 pounds in a previous challenge through diet and exercise. i go to bed in my workout cloths. >> reporter: richard miller said it's important for all companies not just health based to promote wellness. if people are healthier, they have more energy and they will be more productive. >> reporter: having healthy employees helps companies save money on healthcare costs. because it's the 10th anniversary of the challenge, the theme is the power of ten.
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i'm lika small boxer. ring. you don't expect much... and then, wham! i hit 'em with huge creamy goodness! alright round two! bring it, girlfriend! rich, creamy, 100% natural cheese. mini babybel. snack a little bigger. of the forecast with the one and only chris sowers. >> reporter: the one and only forecast doesn't look so great. clouds and sun, warm and sticky, 85. tomorrow there could be a round of downpours during the morning followed by an intense line of thunderstorms in the afternoon hours, 83 monday, turning refreshing next week with lowering humidity levels and
temperatures in the 70s. 9:56, jack hanna's "wild countdown" is coming up next on channel 6. "action news" will continue later tonight. we're back bright and early tomorrow morning at 6:00 a.m. we'll have local reaction to the passing of boxing great muhammad ali. also a big celebration, we're going to unveil the plans to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the man center for the performing arts. now for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm gray hall. make it a great day.
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