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a man had to be rescued from the back of a garbage truck in philadelphia. chris christie makes his first public remarks about his former allies found guilty in the so-called bridgegate trial. but the big story on "action news" this noon is the end of the septa strike. the transit agency and its union workers announced an end to a five year deal this morning. some busses could be back on the roads in time for the purpose of the evening rush. annie mccormick is in center city with more on the deal that brought the commuter nightmare to an end finally. hi, annie. >> reporter: hi, sarah, all septa services will be phased in today and tonight. the negotiations went so well that a power outage did not stop them. both groups relocated and early
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this morning they came to an agreement and now 4700 union members are back to work. >> i feel like it's christmas. >> reporter: septa riders rejoyced, we caught up with commuters on the broad street frankford line before they headed out this morning. >> i'm heading up to university city from south philadelphia, i've been walking for the past few days. >> around 50:00 a.m., officials from -- 3:50 a.m., officials made announcement at union headquarters. we're please to announced tentative agreement with union 234. it took # days to get the workers bark to -- back to work. >> it's great that we got it done before election day. we don't have problem with people voting. >> the election was one factor,
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i think the riding public that we had was more important. >> reporter: both sides would not talk details, but did say they were working within their budget and no new funding. state representative and congressional candidates dwight evans is one of several lawmakers credited for keeping all sides at the bargaining table. >> i think thrrp number of things that happened that made us realize we have to get this done. >> reporter: this is a tentative agreement that means it needs to get a ratification by union workers and the national office. septa board has to vote, but for now appears that both sides consider this a done deal. annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." >> "action news" will get an early start tomorrow to make sure you're up to date on septa service as it continues to resume after the strike. join matt, tamala, david and
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karen at 4:00 a.m. now to the race for the white house with less than 24 hours before polls open. both of the candidates are spending some of there are final moments campaigning in battleground pennsylvania. donald trump is coming to scranton yesterday and hillary clinton joins president obama for a star-studded event at independence mall later twheerchg -- this evening. katherine scott is live where they are setting up for the big rally later tonight. >> reporter: rick, the donald trump rally you mentioned takes place at 5:30 p.m. they are expecting large crowds there and expecting large crowds here as well for the hillary clinton rally on endpins -- independence mall. they were setting up for the program. >> it's been a long election season. >> reporter: but it's almost over, before voters head to the
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poll tomorrow hillary clinton and trump twrump make stops in -- donald trump makes stops in pennsylvania. >> it's great living in a swing state and having the accessibility to go to all the events. >> for the city of philadelphia, it's great because it shows the growth and important that philadelphia as a city and pennsylvania as a state. >> reporter: the set up was in full swing near the visitors center for the democrat. hillary clinton will be joined by her husband, bill, daughter chelsea as well as president obama and mrs. obama. bruce springsteen and bon jovi will take to the stage to perform. >> i'll check out hillary and barack obama. >> reporter: we left her early because we were determined to stand in line for 14 hours and be in the front line. >> reporter: relief from many that public transportation in the city is back on track.
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>> i'm glad the septa strike is over, because some people will use that as an excuse not to get to the polls or cry foul. >> reporter: and back here live next to the visitors center you can see that the set up continues for this evening,'s event there's a line starting to form at 4th and chestnut. the gates open at 4:00 p.m. keep in mind there's a number of road closures around independence mall. if you're coming to the events, it's best to take another route. live from independence mall, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> meanwhile, donald trump's final day before the election includes visitors to five different states. he just left florida and heading to south carolina. that includes an evening in scranton, pennsylvania. his long day continues with a speech in new hampshire tonight and capped off with a speech at grand rapids michigan at
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12:00 p.m. glrchltd "action news" was in northeast philadelphia where republican pat toomey visited the fop lodge. toomey met with members with the fire union. from here he heads west to make five other campaign stops. katie mcginty will end her day in philadelphia she started in pittsburgh at a rally with hillary clinton this morning. they spoke to a crowd at the university of pittsburgh urging people to get out and vote tomorrow. the local polls open at 6:00 a.m. in pennsylvania and delaware, voting begins an hour later at 7:00 a.m. the polls close at 8 in all three states. voters in line by 8:00 will be allowed to vote. monica malpass and i will be the
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trump and clinton campaign in new york. we'll have crews across the region covering the local races. >> meteorologist david murphy joins us outside with the first check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. nice out there, david. >> reporter: cool, but absolutely beautiful day buildings with lots of sunshine, sarah. you can see the clouds are off the coast and have been since before dawn this morning. everybody is enjoying lots of sun. temperatures on the cool side, 51 in philadelphia. 51 in wilmington, still in the upper 40s in trenton, allen torn and reading, about 50 to 51 through millville and down along the coast, as well. there's a bit of a breeze and every now and then we're in the double digits. we're up to 15 in millville. 13 in sea i'm city. 58 degrees is the forecasted high, that's around average for
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the year in philadelphia. him tonight the overnight low around average at 41 degrees. one little added thing i want to give you, as you ride around the next couple of weeks we entered mating season for deer we're starting to see them on the road. i've seen deer hit by cars on route 1 over the last several days, they are ranging farther from where they usually are. state park insurance said pennsylvania is the number three state where you are likely to have a crash with a deer. be careful over the next couple of weeks since the time has changed and the sun goes down earlier in the evening. we'll have a milder forecast for election day and cool down ahead in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> we're following developing news from the logan section of philadelphia. four schools are on lockdown because of a shooting at broad
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and olney. a 42-year-old man was shot in the leg and walked to the hospital. central high, girls high, house school and widener school are effected by the lockdown while the investigation continues. chopper 6 hd was over an unusual situation in the port richmond section of philadelphia where a man had to be rescued from the back of a garbage truck. the homeless man was sleeping inside a dumpster when it was lifted up and emptied into the trash truck at aramingo avenue. the trash men heard him yelling and called 911. >> chris christie spoke about the conviction of his former allies. he said friday's guilty verdict confirmed his belief only three people were responsible. his former deputy chief of staff, brigette kelly and bill
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baroni and david wildstein pled guilty and testified against the others. >> i thought there were three people responsible. david wildstein, bill baroni and brej brigette kelly, here we're three investigations later and what's the conclusion? the conclusion is there were 3 people responsible. >> chris christie said he has no recollection of any aids telling him about the lane closures while they were happening. chris christie was not charged. janet reno died at 78 years old. what family members are saying about the passing of the first female u.s. attorney general. investigators are scouring the property of a man accused of several murders in south carolina. doug peterson is having a post game news conference about a disappointing loss against the
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giants. we have more in the next half-hour.
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disease. she was the first woman to serve as the attorney general. she was the most polarizing figure in bill clinton's administration. a family member said she died early this morning after spending her final days at home in miami florida. she was 78 years old. investigators continue to search for human remains today on the property belonging to a south carolina man accused of several murders now. todd kohlhepp has become a suspect in at least seven deaths. authorities say over the weekend he confessed to killing four people at a motorcycle shop in 2003. he was denied bond during a brief court appearance. he is charged with kidnapping a woman and holding her captive in a metal storage container on his 95-acre property. a georgia police officer died and another injured in a shooting last night. officials say they were responding to a dispute between
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neighbors. the suspect opened fire on both deputies one officer died on the scene and the or is in critical condition. the suspect was shot and is in police custody at this hour. officials are assessing the damage from an earthquake in oklahoma. the magnitude 5.0 quake caused substantial damage in cushing. it is one of the world's biggest storage hub. none of the major pipeline companies reported any problems so far. oklahoma has recorded thousands of earthquake in recent years with 19 in the last week alone nearly all of them have been tied to fracking. new jersey state police are behind one of the biggest highlights from the eagles-giants game. a retired trooper surprised his girlfriend with a proposal from met life stadium. he with as paralyzed from the neck down in a car crash while
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popular demand, richard curtis. >> television teacher richard curtis filled the empty seat next to kelly ripa for the second time. he beat out 20 other finalists for a chance to co-host the show. today they said he did so well the first time around they had to ask him back. japanese scientists say they discovered a new way to lose weight. virtual reality diet goggle can trick your brain and improve the taste of low fat foods and change the perception of portion sizes. it arts the appearance of food. it can reduce the amount of food a person eats by ten%. >> coming up later this afternoon we're hosting a live video chat to answer your questions about sports elated injuries. dr. cooper miller will be on
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hand to discuss diagnosis and treatment options. submit your questions at and check back in at 4:00 p.m. with a live chat. >> i'm going to ask about my tennis elbow. >> what's that from lifting cookies? [laughter] maybe, soda. >> the "action news" team is outside working on stories for tonight, let's check in with alicia vitarelli. >> reporter: more on the cookies and soda later. it is less than 24 hours from election day, pennsylvania is a battleground state that is a focus for both candidates. today trump and clinton campaigns pulling out all the stops in the keystone state. we'll take a closer look at their efforts and what pennsylvania means for the election. plus a california woman decided to sell a homemade bowl of food online and now she is in hot water for it. now they could even face jail
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time. don't forget you go take us on the go download for free the news app streaming live on the smart phone or tablet and going into election day tomorrow our app is critical. it has amazing information on there and and you can follow us real time. >> accuweather is coming up when we come right back. >> meteorologist david murphy
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with a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow election day should be a nice day out to vote. >> reporter: you know you worry about that because bad weather can suppress the polls. tomorrow looks like a great election day for voters. storm tracker 6 live double scan right now we have dry conditions, as we take a look outside, there's plenty of sunshine out there, and even earlier this morning as chopper 6 hd was flying high above center city, it is cool out there and it's a good looking
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day. that's the kind of thing we'll experience for the next couple of days. 53 degrees in philadelphia. the dewpoint very low an indication of how dry the air is. the wind out of the east northwest at 8 miles per hour. a little bit breezy going up into the double digits today. 52 in wilmington, 51 in trenton, and allentown and cape may. definitely jacket whether if you're out experiencing the great outdoors today. it looks great with the cloud cover off the coast, a lot of sunshine in store and staying bright in the afternoon tonight mainly clear. 58 degrees lots of sun up in the lehigh valley. high around 58. dowrnlt -- down the the shore a little on the cool side, 58 degrees next to the water, sunny and chilly at times breezy. in philadelphia, 58 degrees this afternoon, right around average for the first week of november or first early half of november,
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lots of sun, cool, winds out of the north at 14 to 7 miles per hour. for the evening commute, sunglasses required for the beginning of it. 56 degrees. we change the clocks, after that it's 50 at 6:00 p.m. and 47 degrees at 7:00 p.m. getting cool overnight tonight. despite mainly clear skies we'll be chilly. that's the mildest spot, there are suburbs in the mid 30s by dawn. that means it could be chilly to start out at the polls tomorrow. we'll zip up to 67 degrees in the afternoon. it will be cold right at dawn, but temperatures improving quickly. front out to the west will hold off bringing us showers until sometime wednesday in all likelihood, but not a terrific amount of wind, a little bit of a flow out of the south and west tomorrow. as for the polling forecast, looks like in philadelphia, by
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7:00 we're around the 41-degree low, a lot of spots in the 30s, look at how quickly we get into the low 0s, that will happen as soon as noon. if you want to vote by the time the kids get out of school, 69 degrees. 6:00 p.m. you can 62 degrees, 8:00 p.m. temperature of 56 is around the average high for this date. this is a mild voting forecast for this year. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 58 is today's high, sun and cool. tomorrow, high of 69. wednesday we could have a shower or two,le 60. 57 on thursday, friday, 60 degrees, saturday, 49 degrees, highs around 50, cooler saturday and sunday. there's much more still in the next half-hour of "action news" 12:30 p.m. she said she can read your pet's
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minds and what's going on with their health. >> it's a combination of modern dance and hip hop, karen rogers has straight out of philly that's up next. >> hello, againf
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the stories we're following on "action news" at 12:30 p.m., the subways are running again as
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septa service is gradually getting back to normal. the stage is set for what's extendinged to be a big rally for hillary clinton in philadelphia tonight. flames pour out of a philadelphia home leaving a person dead. a at anitive contract agreement has been -- a tentative contract agreement has been reached between septa and it's workers. they hope to have everything up and running by tomorrow morning. john rawlins live in center city with the latest on the restoration of service, finally john. >> reporter: things are starting to run, we saw 33 go around city hall today. more are due to go online at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. several trolley lines, the 11, 13, 34, 36 are up and running as well as the subway and market frankford el which is good news for those who depend on the city


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