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donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!" "action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. good afternoon in the news,
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the philadelphia eagles have just released wide receiver, josh huff following his arrest on the walt whitman bridge. more on that decision coming up. >> police arrested the second teenager wanted for a shooting on rittenhouse square. but the big story on "action news" is day three of the septa strike. septa accused the union of walking out of the negotiations. annie mccormick is live. >> reporter: we can tell you that words are being exchanged. but whether they are over the table we don't know right now. we can tell that you the words are being etch changed from the statements from septa and the union. it was last night that they said that talks broke down and septa said after days of optimistic discussions and both sides were
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optimist optimistics. but last night they released a statement blaming local union 354 for halting progress was made. saying they offered enhanced pension increase of 8% and health care cost per week $8 to $41 a week for a cadillac health care plan. and it was all through the five year contract. minutes ago like you said. local 234 president, willy brown released a scathing response to septa saying they stone walled negotiations for months and did not utter a ward during the first 16 hours of negotiations and the union has been prepared to bargain day and night and will not apologize to try to keep quality health care for our
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members and their families and talking about suspending the strike for election day, work to get a settlement now. words are exchanged but not at the negotiatiing table. we know there are people in the sheridan and we hear maybe 11:00 is when they would get back at the table. we know that septa has negotiators there and we have personally not seen anybody from sitting notice lobby i can tell you, but hoping to get back to the table after seeing the responses and statements we expect to hear possibly more from them today. as of now we hear that the talks are not underway. that is the latest here from the sheridan center. back to you. >> annie, thank you. >> from contract negotiations to another day of commuter frustrations, thousands have to find another way to get to work and school this morning and it hasn't been easy. lets go live to katherine scott at the overbrook train station
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with that part of the story this afternoon. >> that is right, people have to make adjustments it's not easy but necessary. commuters we spoke to said they are tired and tense and watched their commute times multiply. >> i take the bus, the j and transfer to the broad street line. >> but since the start of the strike. ron has hopped on the chestnut hill line in german town. he is in good company, he is using the regional rail because that is what is running. busies and trolleys and subways in the city are shut down. >> i understand the union has issues they want resolved and that is understandable but it's a hassle. >> i took the train a little later in the morning and it's not as heavy. thorndale was crowded for the morning rush and regional rail
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riders were experiencing delays and overcrowding. >> trains are running 20 minutes late. i had to leave early because i knew there would be a lot of people but i didn't know it would be this late. >> officers directed heavy traffic at broad and vine in center city. some decided the best way to get to work was by bike or hike. >> i'm sweating. >> my normal plans is to catch the bus but i had to right my bike. >> brad is a courier and usually rides a bike. >> i had to walk from 2nd and market all the way to ashmead in german town. i can't let septa stop me from what i need to do. i need to make money and feed my family. >> that is a live look at overbrook and people on the
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platform and relatively quiet now a lull before the evening rush begins. live in overbrook, katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> as always can you find information to help you navigate around the strike at strike. we have the latest details on the negotiations and live updates as developments happen. and find a full list of plans released by the city, schools and businesses. turning to accuweather now it's mild outside with a chance for a couple of pop-up storms this afternoon. meteorologist, david murphy, is here with a first check of the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: we have clouded up a bit and some are seeing sun. and look at stormtracker 6 live double scan with a live look at the first band of showers pushing down into lancaster county and berks county. it's light in the north in the lighter shade of green. and the wider view a second band is forming to the east of pittsburgh, that could balloon into more this afternoon and we
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can't rule out a thunderstorm. temperatures are warming up 69 degrees in philadelphia and a lot of points down south and to the east are in the 70s and winds are coming up from the southwest 15 miles per hour and that continues to add to the warming today. looks like a high of 76 this afternoon and well above average and temperatures tumble as the second band of rain comes in around dinner time. when he step inside more cooler weather for the end of the week and the weekend. >> thank you. now, breaking news from the philadelphia eagles this noon. the team is releasing wide receiver, josh huff following his arrest on the new jersey side of the walt whitman bridge. police found a gun and small amount of marijuana. the gun is registered in texas but not in new jersey. the eagled said they would play on sunday against the giants zee
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spite the arrest. they are releasing huff as part of a roster move. they are expected to release more details within the next 30 minutes or so. and we'll bring it to you as soon as it happens. from our delaware newsroom. a wilmington firefighter critically injured in a house fire took a giant leap in his recovery today. brad speakman left the medical center after 41 days and his colleagues were there to help him celebrate. he suffered burns on 30% of his body. speakman cannot wait to get home. >> don't foe if i have the words i can't wait to get home and spend time with my family and i get to see my kids after a long time, you know, being in confinement in the hospital. >> speakman was escorted home by police and firefighters,
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firefighter artis hope remains in critical condition. leach andficous died in the blaze. a second teenager is arrested -- police announced that he is facing numerous charges, including attempted murder. investigators say that he and another man were trying to commit another robbery on october 18th. a passerby tried to grab a gun and shot the passerby multiple times. the jury in the bridge gate case tried to file for a mistri mistrial. they are weighing the charges for three days and they allegedly created traffic jams to punish the democratic mayor for not endorsing republican governor, chris christie. donald trump's wife is
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campaigning in chester county. people are gathering in berwyn to see melania trump's speech this afternoon. this is her first public speaking event since the controversy at the republican national convention, abc news learned the speech was written by melania herself with help from the campaign manager. ahead of the speech, local women gathered outside of main line center to call for hillary clinton's election. they called trump demeaning toward women. both presidential candidates are holding events in other key states and donald trump is continuing a swing through florida. and president obama is there too campaigning for hillary clinton. both nominees have scheduled appearances in north carolina. we'll have a full report on the presidential race coming up at 12:30. we are checking sports, chicago cubs fans have a big reason to celebrate today. the cubs are now world series
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champions after pulling off a stunning victory in cleveland. >> the cubs win the world series! bryant makes the play. it's over! and the cubs have finally won it all! >> the cubs beat the indians by one run in the tenth inning and chicago held the win until the 8th when cleveland tie tropical disturbance up and then after a rain delay, the cubs came back to win their first world series since 1908. >> tired people. coming up cancer survivors are dancing their way back to full strength how tango lessons are helping them recover from chemotherapy. and 6 abc is teaming up with an iconic cheesesteak restaurant and how you can support a good cause.
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z25pkz zi0z y25pky yi0y two u.s. troops are killed in an operation against the taliban in afghanistan.
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troops came under fire and two americans died and two other soldiers were injured. the u.s. military says they are receiving the best medical care possible. the fbi opened a civil rights investigation after someone torched a black church in mississippi. and the suspect spray painted vo greenville at a baptist church. authorities are offering an $11,000 reward leading to an arrest and conviction. a man is rushed to the hospital after a violent home invasion in delaware. the men got into the man's house at 2:00 in the morning and shot him in the stomach. it happened on west 25th street and all three suspects remain at large. and all three victims with rushed to the hospital. investigators are looking for two men that carried large guns during a robbery in knew
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castle on hole one this is video of the criminals threatening a cashier early on monday. anybody that recognizes the suspect should contact delaware state police. investigative reporter, wendy saltzman looked into the claim that a local farmers market is not selling what people think they are buying. >> fruits and vegetables sold at a local farmers market but a "action news" investigation reveals you may not be getting what you are paying for. >> the business practices are deceptive. we are taking you inside undercover to see what is sold at a local farmers market, is it local? farm fresh? or flown in? >> we actually do that in front of the customer take it out. container. the undercover video and what you should look for when you shop local.
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britain's exit from the european union is facing a new road block they said the union must gain approval from parliament before the exit. they largely voted to stay in
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the union and it rose 1% with the pound immediately after the ruling was announced. health check this noon, the government says that president obama's health care law may hit a wall. the center for disease control says that the number of uninsured americans dipped by 2,000 the first month of this year. that is not a big enough drop. the progress continues to slow down and is almost tapped out that report comes after premiums are going up dramatically. people that win their battle against cancer also have a second battle after the treatment. but dance is helping patients get back on their feet faster and better than ever. tamala edwards explains in today's art of aging. >> reporter: after battling hodgkins lymphoma ben could barely walk. >> the only thing i could feel
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in my feet were the balls, not the heels or the toes. the type of chemo he had could damage the legs and feet. >> when you damage the nerves it can affect the feedback that your system gets. >> and you can lose your balance. patients struggled and as a dance teacher she helped patients by teaching them the tango. >> just five weeks of tango reduced their wobbling by more than 50% much more than conventional therapy. >> i said oh wow i could feel my heels, oh wow. the improvement was remarkable. i don't think we would have improved nearly that quickly without it. the tango increased muscle strength and stamina and better balance and strength could keep patients from falls that could put them back in the hospital. they are committed to physical
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therapy because it feels like work and dance therapy is fun. >> was happy to see the improvement in the individuals not only in the way they held themselves but the confidence when they walked into class, more steady and more at ease. >> it was presented at a medical meeting in chicago. the first known study of dance for balance but probably won't be the last. tamala edwards, channel 6 "action news." the "action news" team is out working on news stories for today at 4:00. lets tango over to alicia vitarelli in the newsroom with a look ahead. >> didn't even warm up. coming up today at 4:00 it's that time of year it's recommend that we change our batteries in the smoke alarms, but what if the smoke alarms themselves need to be replaced. consumer reports says that older smoke alarmed may not give your family the best protection in
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the wake of a fire. and in big talkers we'll tell you why one philadelphia police officer says he knows there are good people in this city and has the proof of it. you'll love this story. take us with you on the go by downloading the free 6 abc news app. accuweather is coming up when we come right back. it just seems like he's invaded our lives. and he's the republican nominee for president. and republican brian fitzpatrick supported trump. look, we just can't vote for fitzpatrick or trump. house majority pac is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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the next 15 to 20 minutes. some of those clouds around the region but sunny breaks but largely cloudy the rest of the way. and another round of showers come in later. your temperature is 69 degrees it's mild and a lot of spots to the east and south are already in the 70s and the winds are running 15 miles per hour. there are your numbers across the region, 65 and cooler in allentown and 78 in dover, there are the warmer numbers over toward atlantic city and millville. future tracker 6 picking up the current batch of rain and pulls it apart and tear its up. and a couple more showers at 4:00 to the south and west. if we can manage sunny breaks there is a chance that this next round develops not only a line of showers but a quick hitting gusty thunderstorms. if you hear the rumble take cover indoors, lower floors. up in the lehigh valley 73 with an afternoon thunderstorm is possible. down the shore a late shower
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possible. you have to wait longer there at the shore possibly. and then sun to clouds in philadelphia, any sun that is still lingering has a tendency to give way to more clouds and 76 is the high. your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 76 for a high and temperatures tumble to the mid-60s later today and a shower or thunderstorm at times and blustery and chilly on friday and 61 and saturday gusty and breezy remember to set the clocks back one hour on sunday. and nice for election day a high of 62, it will be cold when the polls open in the morning and no reason not to head out there otherwise. quick break and more news when we come right back. stay with us.
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plus we are tracking the possibility of rain in some areas and cooler temperatures on the way. >> now the details, septa workers remain off the job this noon. talks ended last night despite
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hopes that both sides were close to a deal. today there is a lot of finger pointing both sides blaming each other for the stalemate. the union workers have been on the picket lines since early monday. john rawlins joins us with the latest developments. >> yesterday's optimism gave way to strong rhetoric shared by the sides and septa says the union blamed for the stalling of the talks and union saying that septa stone walled the talks and giving out deceptive half truths. as workers picket and riders fume what about a settlement? last night septa blamed the union for halting the talks after yesterday. they say they offered the


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