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we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan between allentown and slatington near the lehigh tunnel, some downpours and gusty winds with these and we'll watch those into parts of berks county and lehigh valley here over the 15 to 20 minutes. record highs at the atlantic city airport. it made it to 81 degrees, dover 82 degrees with a lot of sunshine in the southern areas, helping to move the temperatures up. in philadelphia w sitting at 71 and 72 in new york city and 80 in washington, and lurking to the north the cooler air behind the front. 54 in binghamton and 50 in buffalo. that is moving in our direction. we'll see a slide down in temperature and the skies turn partly cloudy and the winds kick up. 51 by 6:00 in the morning but the winds gust near 30 miles per hour setting up for a bright weekend and a seasonable stretch. we'll show you the numbers
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coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you be sure to rely on stormtracker 6 live double scan radar to be ahead of the changes. it's 24 hours a day at and check in with our meteorologists on facebook and twitter to share your photos. this is day three of the make and still no deal between septa and the transport union workers. john rawlins live in secenter cy philadelphia. >> reporter: yesterday's optimism is long gone since then there is exchanges. sharp words in print. septa said the union put a halt to the talks and the union said they were stone walking and will
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not apologize for fighting for affordable health care for their membered. and with that they are here in the hotel exchanging ideas. they gathered on the upper floors of the sheridan to get talks back on track. there is an agreement and progress is made. they are offering the union an enhance the pension plan and offsetting that septa says that union must pay more for their cadillac health care plan. it would escalate to $164 a month. and offering transport workers a salary bump. average worker goes from $68,000 a year to $76,000 during the life of the deal. hanging over the talks is the leverage the union has concerning election day turnout. bob brady is the party chair, he talks but how it could impact
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turnout. >> most of them really in walking distance. you have to get up early to go to work you don't have time to vote. >> you don't have time to vote? >> i'm worrying about that. >> that is the concern of the congressm congressman. obviously a big part of the democratic strategy to win pennsylvania. he is optimistic there will be a settlement here on election day and both sides are at the hotel and upstairs and exchanging ideas via a third party shuttle, diplomat going through the two sides trying to get the talks back on track. john rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> still no face to face talks at this moment. >> the strike of course is weighing heavily on commuters and frustrations are growing. a live look at the platt bridge where traffic is moving okay we are just about to get into the
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evening rush tonight. matt pellman will have a check of the roads and regional rail lines in just a few minutes. and "action news" gets an early start tomorrow to make sure you are up to date on progress or lack there of. join matt and tam at 4:00 a.m. wide receiver, josh huff, is responding tonight to be let go of the eagles. howie roseman announced his release for alleged drug and gun offenses earlier this week. jeff skversky is joining us from south philadelphia. how is the team reacting to this news? >> reporter: sharrie eagles players are shocked and surprised this morning when a crying josh huff came in the locker room and broke the news that he was released from the eagles. just yesterday doug peterson said he would play against the giants. just what changed in the last 24
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hours eagles brass would not say. huff did indeed clean out his locker after meeting with peterson. the eagles brass they say they are all on board with this decision, they were meeting and vieruing this for the lasor the hours, including jeffrey lurie and peterson and roseman and they are all on board with releasing josh huff, who was arrested for serious offenses. carrying an unregistered gun in knowledge with six hole oh bullet points. >> it's dispointing we have to stand up here and do this, and we are starting to build this. something that lasts. and that means we have to make hard decisions and all we can do is what we think is right for the philadelphia eagles. >> and in the statement today josh huff said he is sorry for
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bringing a negative light to the philadelphia eagles organization and yesterday on camera, he admitted he knows there is consequences to his actions. huff faces serious charges in the state of new jersey. live at team headquarters, jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." >> thanks jeff. the road to the white house once again wound its way to our area as both sides made clear just how vital pennsylvania is in the race for president. donald trump's wife melania made her first solo appearance in berwyn county. gray hall was there in the room and he'll have a live report and reaction coming up in the next half hour today. and the candidate himself is in florida once again this afternoon telling voters in jacksonville that a clinton presidency would be obscured and dogs by a fbi investigation. that was overshadowed by
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president obama talking about donald trump's unfitness to serve. he is reminding voters about his comments about women and minorities. and hillary clinton announced her campaign would culminate monday night. and joined by her husband and her daughter and president and michelle obama at a rally she is calling her closing argument in philadelphia monday night. "action news" will have live team coverage on election night and our own rick williams and monica malpass will be with donald trump and hillary clinton as the results come in. and crews spanned out across the region covering all the major local races, and giving you a chance to add to your election night. join jim gardner, and our panel of experts following local state and the big national races right after the polls close. that starts at 8:00 p.m. on developing now out of montgomery county, the man
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accused of a deadly church shooting is found guilty. a jury convicted 46-year-old mark storm of voluntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, he claimed he shot robert braxton in self-defense. he was killed during a crowded service back in april. >> penn state was slapped with a multimillion federal fine linked to the jerry sandusky case. the u.s. department of education says that the school violated the clary act that requires universities to report campus crimes, the $2.4 million penalty is the result of a five year investigation, penn state should have told students and employees that sandusky was to be charged with child sex abuse in 2010. authorities say that one of the biggest suppliers of heroin and cocaine in camden and
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philadelphia. he is the alleged ring leader of a drug trafficking network with ties to mexican suppliers, investigators arrested him and 14 other suspected members after a seven month investigation, his network was distributing 20 to 30 kilos of heroin and cocaine per month in local neighborhoods. we know a lot of you have been frustrated address this week dragged on with regard to the septa strike, as promised we'll get you caught up how to get around it today. lets go to matt pellman. >> it's hard to believe this is only day three, it feels like weeks now, and it's only day three without our septa city buses, subways and trolleys, it's impacting so many of you in so many ways. and the regional rail riders, those people are taking the rails in lieu of the the other
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services not running, the regional rails most of them 10 to 20 minute delayed. and inbound train 551 inbounding so the next train can accommodate the local passengers. and on the city streets some extra traffic once again today. we look live at center city this is north broad street, local vine and the vine street expressway and once again congested. traveling outbound on the kelly drive a crash close to hunting park and that cleared out the same in torresdale, near frankford avenue at the lukoil station, this is the northbound side of the scutter falls bridge, construction is taking out one of the two bridges and the lanes are not too bad. across the river in new jersey, a southbound accident on the new jersey turnpike approaching 2006, two lanes are blocked
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there. lets grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this thursday almost friday. a crash along indiana avenue a motorcycle accident, look for the emergency crews responding there. we'll check it again in the next half hour. >> very good matt. >> still ahead here on "action news" today. preventing flooding at the shore a new project to protect homes and businesses. alicia is cooking up a storm in south philadelphia. what is the word there? hi alicia. >> reporter: this is it our special charity cheesesteak. the 6 abc cheesesteak, asiago cheese and carmelized onion and bacon. need on their birthday.
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today wilmington firefighter injured in the line of duty was released to the hospital where he spent 41 days recovering from burns. dozens of brad speakman's colleagues broke out in applause as he left the center. he was burned along with a colleague. he is still hospitalized. speakman spoke to "action news" about his recovery and we'll hear from him tonight on "action news" at 6:00. a big push to prevent flooding along the jersey shore. wildwood and north wildwood are set to receive a combined $22 million to prevent shore flooding, the goal is to create a comprehensive plan along the shore line to recover from and prevent the damage from the next
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storm. they were on hand for the announcement and talked about the projects to ward off the high waters and keep people safe. >> this is a critically important project for the residents and the billions of dollars in private and public infra structure that exists on this island. >> this is the second round of funding under a $50 million grant program by hud. right about now most of you are thinking about dinner tonight. we certainly are. the good news is you can enjoy dinner and help kids in need. >> 6 abc partnered with pats king of steaks and the charity cradles to crayons. alicia vitarelli is live now in south jersey cooking up our 6 abc steaks. right alicia? >> reporter: that is right. come have dinner with us. really frank olivery will.
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i got in here before we got our first wave of people come, people came an hour and a half away to support the amazing event. talk about the 6 abc steak that won our viewer poll. >> it's a steak sandwich with carmelized onions bacon and asiago cheese. >> 6 abc. >> 100% of the proceeds goes to cradles to crayons helping kids in need. they are critically in need. there is a collection bin outside and this is the king of steaks because this is where the cheesesteak was born. my great uncle pat created the cheesesteak and steak sandwich right here on passyunk avenue. we are no strangers at all to charity. >> this for considering me a
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chef. we are serving people until 7:00 tonight. we are so excited and thank you for helping our 6 abc families and help families across the delaware valley. they need 12,000 winter coats, if you have one come by at company tonight. i know what you are wondering? >> how good is it? >> where is my steak? >> reporter: it's like this good -- >> that doesn't answer my question, where is my steak? >> you'res are headed to the station now. >> we will see you cooking at some point? >> yes. i'm working. >> what a great cause and a great sandwich too. >> lets get a check of the accuweather forecast. lets go to adam joseph with the update on the forecast. >> i can't concentrate now. my stomach is growling. >> bacon. if you are watching in the newsroom, save four, if you look
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at stormtracker 6 live double scan we have a few showers in southern parts there of cape may county. that was the first line that passed through barely dampening the ground and a second line to the north with the actual cold front now slicing through the lehigh valley kind of straddling along interstate 78 all the way from easton and as you head toward hamburg, those will continue to sink to the south quick heavy downpours with these and strong, gusty winds and if you close in here bethlehem and market street, the heavy downpour is sinking to the south there now and also sinking just to the south of interstate 22 there, just to the north of downtown allentown. if you look at the temperatures there, tropping to the north 70 in allentown and reading and lower 70s at atlantic city airport. 73 there and 73 for dover. they did make it into the 80s before the first shower passed through in delaware and parts of
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new jersey today. there is the first line break ago part. we are not looking at severe weather but gusty showers but a downpour will roll through. 55 in the lehigh valley and 53 in dover and cape may and the greez starts to kickup as high pressure coxs in from the north and west and the high is going to be the dominant feature for our weather locally here and across much of the eastern half of the country from the great lakes to the northeast to the mid-atlantic right through the upcoming weekend. as we close out the week on your friday. lots of sunshine and little in the way of cloud cover, 51 at 8:00 in the morning, jumping to 60 at 2:00 and staying in the 50s 5:00 through 8:00 and the winds tomorrow that definitely will feel gusting to near 30 miles per hour. as we look at the chance of rain from friday through the weekend right into election day, zero. a nice stretch of weather is on
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the way. as we take a look at the four day at 4:00 forecast, temperature-wise. 61 tomorrow but feeling cooler with the wind of 30 miles per hour. and then a nice fall weekend as the winds relax, 60 here on saturday, and a reminder to turn the clocks back an hour before bed on saturday night. 62 for sunday itself and monday plenty of sunshine with temperatures at 59 degrees, so a seasonable stretch is on the way. lots of sunshine. i'll let you know if that continues past election day in the seven day in the next half hour. up next a serial armed robber strikes again, see the startling video of his crimes coming up next. plus, saving lives in an emergency, smoke alarms are put to the test. the best models to protect your family. investigative reporter, wendy saltzman is looking into a local
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farmers market. >> fruits and vegetables sold at a local farmers market but be aware you may not be getting what you think you are paying for. >> that is deceptive. we take you inside undercover to see what is sold at an area farmers market. is it local? farm fresh? or flown in? and a complaint that they are repackaging mass produced product. >> we do that right in front of the customer, take them out of the container. >> what you should be looking for when you shop local. on "action news" tonight at 11:00. you can't fake steak. longhorn steakhouse. 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?
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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!"
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up to 40% off, 24-months special financing, and free delivery. at hhgregg. investigators are trying to identify a burns body under the schuylkill expressway in south philadelphia. firefighters say that the body was still on fire when they arrived in west passyunk at 2:30 this morning.
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the burns are so bad police cannot tell whether the body was that of a man or woman. we'll pass along any details about that as we get it. a serial armed robber struck again in philadelphia for the sixth time in four days, the crime spree started on saturday, the same man robbed a clothing store and nail salon and two dunkin' donuts in the same neighborhood. they hope that someone recognizes him. the man tended to strike in the daylight hours and most times he acts like a customer and then starts to point a gun and demanding money. drivers in delaware county are going to see big changes on the township line corridor. more than 1,000 car crashes have occurred on the corridor between state road and westchester pike over the last three years. after two men died in separate crashes on the same day back in september. the state has now secured $1.5 million for safety improvements.
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beginning this spring crews will reduce lane sizes and add a center turning lane along the corridor to end rear end accidents. it's expected to take 30 and 40 days. there is more to come in the n half hour of "action news" at 4:00. i'm nydia han we turn our clocks back and that means many people will change the batteries in their smoke alarm but you may need to change the smoke alarm to better take care of your family. and details from the courtroom and much more when "action news" continues next.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> it's 4:30 and "action news" continues with the philadelphia police officer who wanted to share with the world that there are good people out there. >> plus, we are live at a popular place to eat. to raise money for a charity that helped kids in need. and thousands of commuters have yet another day to deal with major delays due to the septa strike. >> but first we begin with the race for the white house, we are just days away from the election. hillary clinton and a team of supporters are campaigning for her today while donald trump's wife melania made a rare appearance in our area.
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>> she spoke in berwyn chester county. she said her husband loves this country and knows how to get things done. gray hall is live now with more on what she had to say. >> reporter: well hundreds of people showed up to this event in berwyn, they were excited and energized to hear from the lady that could be the next first lady of the united states. >> the next first lady of the united states of america melania trump. >> she hit the spotlight and gave a major speech pushing for votes for her husband, donald trump. >> this is not an ordinary campaign, it's a movement. a movement in which people included inspired and involved. i have seen is firsthand. >> her republican convention speech caused controversy after
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it was revealed she borrowed words used in a speech from michelle obama. but people say that is all behind them and they expect melania to be the next first lady. >> it would be my honor and privilege to serve this country. >> i will be an advocate for women and for children. >> a short speech trump focused on her childhood and how she immigrated to this country and touches on childhood bullying and her message as a mother. >> make america great again is not just some slogan it's what has been in his heart since the day i met him. >> those that showed up were energized and eager to hear her message. supporters say she said all the right things. >> she is so eloquent and well spoken and shows she is a good
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mother with good values and i think she compliments donald really well. >> so back out live, donald trump recently told abc news that melania would give several more speeches before election day. not sure if she will stop in this area. donald trump is campaigning in florida and north carolina. >> the push is on thank you. president barack obama was rallying supporters for democrats for hillary clinton at a get out and vote event today. he told the crowd that donald trump would abuse his presidential powers if he is elected president next week. he says that clinton's heart has always been in the right place and she works hard every single day. >> she made me a better president and she understands policy and how the world works. >> i also want to think -- >> mrs. clinton just wrapped up a speech in greenville, north
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carolina and is headed to another event in raleigh. "action news" will have live team coverage on election night. our own rick williams and monica malpass will be with donald trump and hillary clinton as the results come in next tuesday. we'll also have crews spanned out across our region covering the major local races. this is day three of the septa workers strike and today there was a lot of finger pointing. the union leaders representing the more than 4,000 striking septa workers accused septa of playing games rather than reaching a deal. septa accused them of not uses good faith negotiations. and if the strike continues into next week it will go to work to try to go to court to force union workers to be on the job on election day. and a priest accused of having child pornography will go to child.
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monsignor john morez a former pastor. he lives in a retirement home for priests in bethlehem. in wilmington the search is on for three intruders that broke into a man's house and shot him in the stomach, the 28-year-old was rushed to the hospital in critical condition following the violent home invasion on west 25th street. it happened at 2:00 this morning. all three suspects remain at large. well, in the middle of jury deliberations, defense attorneys in the bridge gate case have asked for a mistrial. the judge has not ruled on the threat yet. the judge is reviewing the charges of two former allies of consider chris christie. they are accused of purposefully creating traffic jams around the george washington bridge to punish a democratic mayor for
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not endorsing governor christie. meteorologist, adam joseph, joining us. a warm day and kind of an meh day. >> warm and on the muggy side but if you don't like today you'll like tomorrow sunshine returns and breezy and a little bit cooler. as we take a look now at the downpours that are passing through south of lehigh valley they are booking along from the northwest to the southeast approachi approaching quakertown and milford. getting wet in spots and gusty showers and not any thunderstorms at the present time. have not seen lightning on the tracker there in the last half hour or so. and that extends to kutztown and drifts to the south and east during the evening rush hour and eventually northern chester county, right now as we look at easton, the nurture and nature center where the downpoured passed through some heavy looking cloud cover, there temperature down to 63 degrees with a westerly wind at 7 miles
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per hour and we'll continue to pull in some of that cool air after being in the 70s and 80s today. you can see 50s being replaced across the great lakes and we'll let you know how cool the temperatures get on friday and blustery winds and we'll chat about the weekend in the seven-day forecast. >> all right. adam thanks. an entire south jersey school district has reversed course on holding classes on election day. "action news" anchor, monica malpass, is live in the newsroom with details on this story. >> it started for 300 teachers submitted their requests and complaints about holding their classes on election day. the bind it has left parents in for coverage of their children next week. and a new outlook on children and salty foods it may
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make you rethink what you put in their lunches tomorrow. turning now to a local charity that provided low income and homeless children with everything they need to stay safe and today 6 abc is joining their efforts. alicia vitarelli is live in south philadelphia at the famous pat's king of steaks where they are collecting donations and a whole lot more. >> the sale of each and everyone of our special 6 abc cheesesteaks is going to cradle to crayons, we are also collected much needed winter itemed. >> the winter is coming and will be here very, very shortly. the warm toasty socks will be perhaps the only new clothing these kid lds get this year. >> tell me about the need you said more than 12,000 kids on the wait list for a warm winter coat. this breaks my heart the need in
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our area. >> absolutely we found last year there are a couple of little girls going to school on alternate days because they were sharing a coat between them. >> this is what you do every day, you take donations and collections for kids 0 through 12. >> we get them out to agencies in the five county regions. >> we really need your help and today as well. >> you come eat and donate, if you are watching us we'll be here until 7:00 tonight, the bins are set up and the cheesesteaks are hot and delicious. >> absolutely delicious. >> this is all for the kids, we have had people coming from an hour and a half away just to buy the cheesesteaks, if you don't have an item you can make a donation to cradles to crayons. thank you so much. >> when you get off the air come say hi. >> you better believe it.
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everyone knows to change their smoke alarm batteries every year, nydia han has important life saving information coming up. and forget about walking the beat one police officer is connecting with the community in a unique way and adam joseph is standing by with the full accuweather forecast. this is an individual who mocked a disabled reporter... i don't know what i said, ahh... who attributed a reporter's questions to her menstrual cycle. trump: blood coming out of her...wherever. he is not a person who is equipped
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in temperament, judgment or character to lead our troops. donald trump has created a toxic atmosphere pitting one group against another. he's a mexican. claiming a person can't do the job because of their race is sort of like the textbook definition of a racist comment. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. prioriat a neighborhoods a is rerestaurafavorite - a place for a good, family meal. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. my dad was a police officer walking his beat.
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i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. philadelphia's community parked and trails are getting a boost from peco. the action gave out $30,000 in grants to five nonprofit organizations including the fairmount park conservancy. another group urban creators will use their grant to establish a network of eight community gardens in north philadelphia. over at the big board now, the big talkers today we begin
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with the unconventional and one affective way that one police officer is connecting with his community. >> we see him here three or four times. they don't say what are the police doing here but they say that is officer craig skateboarding. >> that is officer craig whose outreach including skateboarding and playing music and even kung fu. >> having fun if the community. usually it's just arresting people. it's a good new experience. >> when asked about his job, he says it's the closest he can get to being batman, you get to work in a cool car with cool equipment and fight crime and make friends every day. now to another up beat story of a cop on the beat. this happened in philadelphia.
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troy brown with the 12th district went on social media to share this image. a coffee cup on the top of a police vehicle in center city. he was directing traffic on market street when a woman just walked up to him and handed him that hot and much needed beverage, the woman said u.s. for service officer and have a good day and with that she simply walked away. a simple act with extraordinary repercussions, those are the kind of tweets we like to share. >> all right brian thank you. time to get another check of the roads, lets check in with matt pellman. >> those officers in center city have plenty of traffic to direct these days. things don't look quite as bad as the last few days, offices out at penn hall are reporting heavy traffic they need to
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direct and heavy travel on the regional rails as well. a lot of people are trying to use them in lieu of the city services, a lot of them running a little bit behind. maybe not quite as bad as the other afternoons, a lot of delays, 10 and 20 minutes at this point on the regional rails. on the big picture a bunch of accidents and delays, one involving an overturned vehicle in the torresdale section by academy and the lukoil station. and the schuylkill expressway has the normal afternoon problems 1 miles per hour on the eastbound side close to girard avenue and a miserable morning along 95 with three separate accidents, this afternoon happy to report no accidents on 95. just the typical afternoon volume close to allegheny avenue. northbound side is starting to back up to cotman and the work zone and southbound backs down to the work zone at girard avenue. the delays are coming and going
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to 95 and then buck county on 95 there is of course construction again today at the scudder falls bridge. and in lawrence township a gas main break along 206 close to carter road. traffic is kind of shifted. the lanes are shifted. and new jersey purpose took in mansfield township, cleaning up from an earlier crash the two left lanes of the out drive out of commission there. we'll check it again in the 5:00 hour. >> thank you. the woman behind thousands of public art displays around philadelphia is recognizes for all of her good work. jane golden the founder of mural arts philadelphia. accepted the award from the public assistance association. and took home a painting created for her rather than by her and tamala edwards was the proud emcee at that event in center
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y25pky yi0y some college students strutted their stuff showing off their unique style at pennsylvania university. like garbage bags and pumpkin seeds and pipe cleaners and they had to work with a budget of $20 each. the project runway winner jay mccarol emceed that event. >> someone's trash is another person's treasure. >> lets turn to the forecast now. cloudy today but warm. >> it's cloudy and downpours passing through the area the edge of cooler air that comes in through the end of the week. despite it was gloomy there were
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bright spots to look at and the fall foliage bright across the area with gold and yell owes around and over the weekend some leaves are ripped off their trees tomorrow especially with gusty winds moving into town. as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan much of the area is cloudy and dry and we have the area of downpours just to the north sinking south of the lehigh valley right of cloud cover and areas
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were extremely warm today and 70 in reading and down to 63 in allentown after the downpours have passed through you'll get a quick drop in temperature or so as those push through and a slower drop in temperature during the latter part of the overnight hours. as we look at satellite and radar the showers fall ago part and moving off the coast and a lot of clouds and the second area of rain passing through along a cold front and the clouds falling apart north of interstate 80, early spotty showers and gusty downpour and turning breezy late tonight and 50 for center city. and then that front is way to the south here on friday. opening up the door to a very strong high pressure that will bring a nice stretch of sunshine our way beginning tomorrow, 61
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degrees so quite a step down from today and winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. as we get into saturday the high pressure remains in control and there is a trough an area of low pressure pushing through new england and barely moves through our area. and stays sunny on saturday and less wind with a temperature of 60 degrees, so seasonably cool for this time of year. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast sunny and windy tomorrow and the winds ease here on saturday, a nice start to the fall weekend of 60 degrees sun and a few clouds here on sunday and 62 degrees and on sunday as we look at the sunset tracker it sets at 4:52. as we lose the daylight during the latter part of the day with the clocks turning back an hour overnight. november 30th, it sets at 4:36 and starts to come back up on december 31 s still before 5:00 for a month or two.
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and as we go beyond that seven-day forecast, lots of sun monday into election day and temperatures 65 then and staying pretty dry here, a quick shower possible wednesday with temperatures staying above average to the low to mid-60s. a little depressing looking. >> look at the sunshine instead. >> i like that idea. >> lets try and lift our spirits again now. lets turn our attention to a woman that deserves a bit of spotlight today. agnes straub turns 100 today and she has seen a lot in a century and today they threw her a surprise birthday party in cherry hill and received the special plaque and blew out her candles there. a big happy birthday on your one major milestone year. >> and now she has seen the cubs win a world series, up next in what's the deal an important reminder about your smoke
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well, you talk about turning the clocks back this weekend, a reminder when this is the time of year we are suppose to change the batteries in our smoke alarms. >> but the actual smoke alarms may need to be changed as well. >> they may not give you the right protection. often the difference between life and death is a work, smoke alarm. >> the detecter in their home is pretty much useless. >> it's critical you change your battery, many of us know that. but you may not know that if your smoke alarm is more than 10 years old because the sensors inside could lose sensitivity. they created two types of common
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household fires smoldering fire and fast fires. >> which is better for your home? >> the sensors are not better than the other, they are complimentary that is why we recommend you get an alarm that has both types of sensors. the best type of alarms have a dual center and can be inter connected. these two models from first alert are inter connected. >> every alarm in your house will go off and protect you from the distance fires and give you time to get out of the house. >> some are made with lithion ion batteries that last as long as the unit and these batteries are no replaceable. it's good to note the marker on the back of the alarm when you got it and when you should replace it. i'm nydia han, channel 6 "action
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news." >> could be life saving information there. that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, for brian, alicia vitarelli, and adam joseph i'm sharrie williams join me along with brian and ducis rogers tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00. >> we'll see you tonight in the meantime rick williams and monica malpass standing by with "action news" at 5:00 next.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. i understand unions they have issues they want resoled and that is underable but it's a hassle. >> with public transit at a stand still frustration continues to grow with commuters. there is no sign of a resolution. the big story is the stalemate with septa and the union. >> a new sign of contention, the president of the union released this letter accusing the board
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chairman of telling the public half truths and calling on the agency to stop their games. >> we have matt pellman talking what could be another mess of an evening rush. but first christie aleto. >> both sides are upstairs negotiating trying to get back on track after a fiery war of words with the septa board president and the union president. >> come to an agreement that helps everybody. >> like every other septa customers, her patience with the strike is wearing thin. it's day three and both sides are talking after wednesday night fiery walkout. over the last 16 hours we see negotiations and septa's board chairman accused the union of -- the strike. >> saying if we accepte


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