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each, both candidates plan to include a stop in pennsylvania. "action news" reporter bob brooks is at independence mall ahead of clinton's rally tonight with president obama. here's his report. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: call them final rally cries for the final rally in philadelphia for hillary clinton. when you add in a giant donald trump replica head, things get even more lively. independence mall looks like it's setting up for a rock show which the clinton rally partially is. jon bon jovi and bruce springsteen will take the stage before hillary takes the podium and some people were honest that's what they came for. >> bruce springsteen. [laughter] >> tell the truth. >> reporter: the majority of thousands who have lined up starting at fourth and chestnut they're here to cy see hillary. it took crews all day to finish building the stage and security as tight as it can get. no access. huge garbage trucks now block every street possible into the mall. media from all over the world are also here for coverage. >> vote for hillary.
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>> reporter: despite all the obstacles to get inside and i including a long wait the supporters say it's worth it. >> when i got here it will be about 10 hours. >> i'm confident that hillary is going to win. >> reporter: if you need any indication the keystone state is a battleground this rally might be just that. clinton picked what many regard as the best political venue even the birthplace of democracy as the location for morale boost. >> i think it's kind of cool that the campaign ends where america began. >> reporter: on top of jon bon jovi and the boss these she's bringing in the obamas husband bill and daughter chelsea. the star studded lineup seems to be resonating. >> we're supporting celebrating and giving gratitude for our outgoing president. >> >> were you ever donald trump's biggest supporters former new york mayor rudy giuliani tried to drum up republican support in our area. this afternoon giuliani visited this bake flee collegeville before addressing employees at a local business. trump will take the stage him several in scranton. this after appearances in
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florida and north carolina today. after his rally in scranton trump will head to new hampshire then michigan to campaign with his running mate governor mike pence. much more on the fight to the finish for both clinton and trump coming up at 5:30. >> meanwhile new jersey authorities are deploying hundreds of officials to make sure voting goes smoothly tomorrow in the garden state. 350 deputy attorneys general will be fanned out across all 21 counties to make sure tomorrow's election is fair. the state division of elections says it is also working with federal, state and local officials to stop any suspicious activity. and if you have any questions or issues tomorrow 6abc is once again partnering with the league of women voters to get you the answers you need. there will be -- they will be staffing the hotline from 7 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. tomorrow night. the number on your screen there (877)940-6222. we also want to hear your experience at the polls tomorrow morning. share your story with us using the #6abcaction on social
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media. you can also e-mail us at join the action at just make sure you are following all local and state election laws. >> and of course "action news" will have live team coverage for you tomorrow on election night. rick and i will be with donald trump and hillary clinton as the results come in in new york. we'll also have crews fend out across our region covering all the major local races. and we are giving you a chance to add to your election night with our special digital coverage. join jim gardner and our panel of experts following local state and national races right after the polls close. that starts at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow here on >> right on the weather front tonight we saw quite a bit of sunshine to start the work week. election day tomorrow should be just as nice. sky6 looking live at the center city skyline tonight. temperatures a bit on the cool side but still a nice november day and sunset arriving bit earlier now that we're setting our clocks back this past weekend. with a closer look at what we can expect tonight and tomorrow, election day, let's check in with meteorologist cecily tynan outside on the terrace.
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hi cecily. >> lie rick. yes, it's dark out here. the sun has set and temperatures are dropping. our high today 56 degrees, that's 3 degrees below normal so a little bit on the cool side. now we're down to 54. allentown 51. trenton 53. millville down to 46 degrees and wilmington right now 52. satellite6 along with action radar showing high pressure just to the west. that's what brought us the brilliant sunshine today. what that high pressure will do tomorrow is sink down across the carolinas so that will bring us a return flow out of the southwest and that will gradually warm us up but when the polls open tomorrow morning, it is going to be a little bit on the chilly side. pennsylvania the polls opening at 7 o'clock around 34 degrees, new jersey they open at 6:00 it's still dark then, 35 degrees and delaware at 7 o'clock 37 with sunshine and through the day, beautiful weather tomorrow. it will be dry, it will be sunny and in the afternoon, temperatures warming up pretty dramatically. 69 in philadelphia, allentown 68 and cape may 64 degrees.
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so, get out and vote. i am tracking some much needed rain on the way. i'll have details on that in the full accuweather forecast. rick and monica. >> all right cecily we'll see se you back inside. news philadelphia commuters have been waiting near a week to hear. the septa strike finally over. >> we're pleased this morning to announce a tentative agreement with twu local 234. >> i feel like it's christmas. like that's unfortunate that getting like a right of transportation back. >> but the work is just beginning for the agency. septa is now trying to get up and running at full capacity in time for election day tomorrow. >> neither side is officially talking about the settlement terms but sources tell "action news" the agreement gives unionized workers an enhanced pension. union members will have to pay more for health insurance. the full union will vote on this deal on friday november 18th. >> "action news" reporter sarah bloomquist lab talking to commuters all afternoon and she's live at 69th street station in upper darby tonight with more.
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sarah. >> reporter: well, rick and monica, we've been seeing more and more buses coming and going from here at the 69th street terminal throughout the afternoon. turns out it's taking septa all day to get back to full service. they're still working on that happening at this hour. riders are happy the strike is over but still have some hard feelings. this strike wasn't easy and on so many who count on septa to get around. >> i'm glad to see that they're back running again 'cause we need them. >> i am so excited. hallelujah. >> reporter: relief and joy from septa riders now that the strike that started last monday is finally over. >> very joyous right now that the strike is finally over. >> reporter: they agreed the timing couldn't be better with the general election now just hours away. >> election is tomorrow so we definitely need them so we can go vote. >> i'm glad they made some type of decision. hopefully everything will be up and running for the evening rush as well as for tomorrow as the -- for the voters. >> reporter: throughout the day more public transportation
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started moving again, more riders could get where they needed to go but many harbor hard feelings about the hard ships the strike caused them. >> we the ones that's suffering. like we really suffering and it's some people that just can't get around. >> extra expense last week to pay for parking, so, you know, i can't get reimbursed for that. >> reporter: a small group held a rally in front of septa headquarters asking for free rides to make up the for the days they couldn't use passes. or paid for other modes of transportation. >> they should give us a free ride for a few days or something to try to help us without expense. >> reporter: and septa has announced it is offering a credit voucher for unused weekly or monthly trans passes. you can use that voucher toward a future purchase. don't throw away the unused trans pass you do have. you'll need to turn it in in order to get that credit. live in upper darby i'm sarah
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bloomquist. rick. >> "action news" will be up early for the first full morning commute since the septa strike ended. join matt tam david and karen beginning at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. >> philadelphia police say they've recovered two vehicles wanted in connection with smash and grab robberies. the vehicles had both been torched. chopper6 hd was over a police impound lot today where a burnt out silver mercedes and red toyota suv were both spotted. they were recovered last night. investigators say the vehicles were used in robberies at the macy's at roosevelt mall and also at the boyd's in center city. >> time now for a check of our "action news" traffic report monday night. >> that's go to matt pelman live in the "action news" traffic center to see how it's rolling out there. >> glass half full approach rick and monica, as this is a whole lot better than last week. the problem is it's still not perfect. we are still seeing a bunch of delays. not as bad as they were last week when so many extra people were using them in lou of the
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city services but delays, one 20 minutes on the lansdale doylestown line 568 terminating at lansdale not going the whole way to doylestown. city services are running again just not as frequently as they normally would. market frankford line running every six minutes this afternoon. normally it would be about every four minutes and it's not stopping at fifth street independence mall that's because of preparations for the big clinton rally tonight and there's already a box of streets that are all blocked off. it's arch down chestnut seventh over to fourth. that blockage is causing gridlock that's spilling back onto the vine street expressway. we have a lot of police officers out here in this area of olde city tonight and don't forget during the sixth and 7 o'clock hours the vine and 95 will have rolling closures as the motorcades make their way to independence mall its bad now. it will get worse. we'll check it again rick and monica in the next half hour. >> will do. thanks matt. much more still ahead on "action news" at 5:00 the
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cleanup begins in oklahoma after a rare earth quick hits the center of the country. why schools were closed today in the wake of that sudden tremor. >> more at stake this election day than just the oval office. ali gorman breaks down the health issues voters will decide tomorrow when "action news" comes right back. i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. i like people that weren't captured, okay? he's a mexican! she ate like a pig... i moved on her like a [bleep] i did not say that... i love war. yes, including with nukes. blood coming out of her... they're rapists... wrong. there has to be some form of punishment. such a nasty woman. i wanna be unpredictable. ...on 5th avenue and shoot somebody... she's a slob... i don't remember! and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. remember when christmas was magical?
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>> up top 50 buildings were damaged by an earthquake in hit oklahoma. the measured 5.0 on the richter scale. it hit the town of cubbing home to one of the world's key oil hubs. no damage was reported at the oil terminal though. no major injuries either from the quake. area schools were closed today for fear of aftershocks. jury selection was moved to tomorrow in the federal trial of the man accused of shooting nine church members in south carolina. did he first attorneys requested that a hearing today put dylan roofer's trial on hold details of the hearing were not released. roof who was in court today for a brief time is charged with hate crimes including obstruction of religion and other counts. >> health check tonight. government health officials are tracking a new drug resistant infection. it's the first time it's been identified in the u.s. >> health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman joins us at the big board with details. >> the government is very concerned calling this an
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emerging threat. 13 people have gotten sick from a fungus called candida auris. seven cases were reported in new jersey maryland new york and illinois this summer. four patients have died. but it's not clear if it's the infection to blame. the cdc says candida auris could cause outbreaks in healthcare facilities. it reminded administrators to strictly follow their cleaning protocols. and tomorrow in addition to the presidential race, voters will some states will also decide some crucial health questions. in four states medicals marijuana is on the ballots. in arkansas and north dakota the question is simply yes or no. in florida it's the seconds time around for a proposal to define which medical conditions marijuana could be used for. montana voters already approved medical marijuana in 2004. then the legislature enacted tight restrictions barring a doctor from having more than three patients at a time using
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it. the measure up tomorrow would ease those rules. but another hot topic will be soda tax. voters in san francisco, oakland and albany, california and in boulder, colorado will be asked whether to impose a tax on sugary drinks. like philadelphia's law, these would be paid by beverage distributors but designed to cut consumption by buyers. and just like they'll be doing here in philadelphia, if it passes elsewhere researchers will be looking to see if the tax makes a dent in the obesity epidemic. overall the issue has raked in $50 million from both sides of the argument. that's enough money to buy every california residents 40 cans of coke or pepsi. rick and monica, back to you. >> ali thank you. the presidential election has become a learning tool for local students. they held a mock election at the carl sandberg middle school in levittown. students checked in and then
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cast their vote for president. >> it's important to vote 'cause every vote counts. >> i think it's a really cool election and it's really important to get your opinion out there about what you believe in. >> and it's important to know about what's going on in our country because obviously that's going to be affecting our future. >> several schools in the neshaminy school district held mock elections today. >> toys r us is giving i was chance to shop for 30 hours to finds the hottest items for the holidays. the toy chain will open its stores on thanksgiving at 5:00 p.m. and they'll stay opened through 11:00 p.m. on black friday. several other stores have decided to stay closed on thanksgiving to keep their employees happy but toys r us says it is not going to choose that. macy's and kohl's have also said yes to thanksgiving shopping. >> and still ahead on "action news" tonight the job training that's giving veterans with disabilities in delaware a new lease on life. >> plus, it is rare enough that a viewer gets the cla tons host one show with kelly ripa but this local teacher got to do it again. we'll go behind scenes with him when "action news"
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returns. >> ♪ of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general, i'll crack down on the drug dealers and stop the overprescribing of opioid painkillers. i'm proud to be endorsed by law enforcement organizations representing 14,000 police officers. this is a fight we can't afford to lose.
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>> 200 families are eating better tonight thanks to a special food give away. food lion and eagles safety rodney mccleod came to
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governor prince boulevard to help the needy. they gave away 200 turkeys and bags of fixing to families pinpointed. this will help make eight better thanksgiving for families in need. veterans whip disabilities getting job train tag new facility in odd did he say is a delaware tonight. officials dedicated this site for the watch maker initiative. it's a program modeled after a world war ii initiative to teach watch repair. this former paramedic station on dupont highway there will host classes with a master watch maker. there are 4,000 watch remayor job openings right now. >> marvel's latest superhero movie took the top spot at the box officers this week. dr. strange dominated ticket sales on what is usually a slow weekend for movie goers. the movie distribute by a division of disney the parent company of 6abc brought in $85 million for its first weekend. trolls debuted in second adding 46 million. mel gibson's world war ii
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drama hacksaw ridge debuted in third place. >> guys, it's true it's back by popular demand richard curtis is here. >> perkasie's own richard curtis got to relive the chance of a lifetime this morning. the souderton area high school teacher won a viewer competition to co-host with kelly ripa last month and the show liked him so much they brought him back today. he even got to bring along six students from his class who produce the morning broadcast at his school. >> i kept looking at my students and i don't know why but just seeing their smiling faces and laughing and really enjoying themselves made this whole journey completely worth it. >> our friends at "live with kelly" filed followed curtis behind the scene. his wife lindsey got the chance to chat with today's guest sarah jessica parker. she that said that earned curtis the best husband award. >> chopper six live over independence mall where hillary clinton and her family will be along with president barack obama and mrs. obama
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and rock stars bon jovi and bruce springsteen. thousands of people lining the parkway along the independence mall area and heavy security tonight. we'll be right back.
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and criminalize women's right to choose. pat toomey and donald trump both would defund planned parenthood, "there has to be some form of punishment." "for the woman?" "yeah." "i would suggest that we have penalties for doctors... who perform them." and when donald trump insulted women and bragged about... sexual assault, pat toomey refused to reject him. pat toomey: won't stand up to trump. won't stand up for women. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> time for accuweather at the "action news" big board.
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>> meteorologist cecily tynan here with the forecast for the week ahead including election day. >> tomorrow is looking great. we have clear skies tonight. we're live on sky6. this is our temple university sky camera looking at the center city skyline. it's dusk. the sun now setting at 4:52 eastern standard time after a day with loads of sunshine. temperatures definitely on the cool side. never climbed above the mid 50. that's where we're holding right now. philadelphia 54. trenton 53. cape may 50. allentown 51 and reading 54 degrees. and satellite6 along with action radar showing not a cloud in the sky. the only clouds are over the ocean. that the from the cooler air heading over the ocean water creates those clouds but what's happening here, got a strong area of high pressure. that high pressure will sink to the south. so what that does, it brings us a return flow out of the southwest tomorrow so that will gradually be warming us up as we head through the day but tonight with the clear skies and a light wind, it's going to get pretty cold. 41 degrees in philadelphia but millville 32, allentown below
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freezing, 30. redsing 31 and we have a few areas where the growing season hasn't officially ended society national weather service has issued frost advisories for delaware county and new castle county. good idea if you have potted plants you want them to survive the night bring them inside. your election day forecast showing we wake up plenty of sunshine at 7 o'clock, 41 degrees so a chill in the air but if you're heading to the polls at lunchtime it's going to be beautiful. 64 -- 68 degrees by 3 o'clock. by 6 o'clock it's 63 and then by 8 o'clock, dropping down to 57 degrees. future tracker showing 8 o'clock tomorrow night we will have a few high thin clouds begin to move in in advance of our next cold front that sweeps in on wednesday. we need the rain. we'll get showers in the morning evolving into more steady rain by the afternoon generally about a quarter to a half inch of rain. kind of a drop in the bucket but we'll take what we can get. association the five day at 5:00 showing tomorrow a cool start to the day a-warm afternoon for election day. no rain to keep people from
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the polls. 69 degrees. that rain arriving on wednesday, though, showers in the morning, a steadier rain in the afternoon 58. but that is that is pretty fast. out of here by thursday sunny and breezy 57 degrees. friday we have another slight warmup for veterans day, 63, ahead of a cold front and that front has got some teeth. on saturday, it's going to feel like winter. 49 degrees but you factor in the winds, wind chills generally in the upper 30's. find the winter coat. adam will let you know if that cold air sticks around for the second half of the weekend coming up in the full accuweather 7-day forecast. but election day is looking great guys. >> we'll take that. thank you cecily. quick break, more news when we come right back. stay with us. >> ♪ hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you?
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...trump's just so disgusting and degrading. 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. >> "action news" continues with meteorologist adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> ♪ >> hello again and here's what's happening on "action news" tonight. from months to weeks to days, now just hours, hillary clinton and donald trump are holding their final rallies. tomorrow of course america heads to the polls. a teenagerrer is fighting for his life after being shot on the streets of philadelphia today. what police are saying about a suspect. and store shelves knocked
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over, merchandise tossed about. we'll tell was caused this big mess in a delaware store. >> ♪ >> now the the details. pennsylvania's importance in this presidential election cannot be overstated. these two live pictures prove it. on the eve of election day on the left of your screen you see final preparations for hillary clinton's rally at independence hall with president obama. on the right side of your screen donald trump is set to take the stage in just a few minutes in scranton. 20's electoral votes are at stake in pennsylvania and are crucial to the road to the white house. >> it is perhaps one of the most contentious presidential elections in recent memory of course pitting a seasoned washington, d.c. veteran against a political outsider. >> hillary clinton and donald trump both with their share of controversies throughout the campaign season have one last chance to reach voters tonight. but will it matter? [cheers and applause] hillary clinton's rally tonight at independence hall is her second stop in that pennsylvania today. this morning she was in pittsburgh. the democratic nominee was
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also in grand rapids michigan another battleground state and will end her night with a midnight rally in raleigh north carolina. >> republican nominee donald trump meantime is sprinting during this final day of campaigning. he's already stopped in is a society is a florida and north carolina. scranton rally is about to end. he'll end the night in grand rapids michigan. the washington post poll shows that when you look at the presidential race with just clinton and donald trump as the candidates clinton has a 49 percent to 46 percent advantage. those who support a third party candidate were asked to choose between the two main candidates and with more on the final push before election day, here is abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: the final sprint toll election day with hill and done rum racing to multiple stops in multiple states. clinton beginning her final push. >> the choice in this election could not be clearer. it really is between division
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or unity, between strong and steady leadership or a loose cannon. >> reporter: president obama working the crowd in michigan. >> i love you, too, but i got business to do here. >> reporter: pushing a clinton succession plan and making his case to young voters. >> you think about where we were eight years ago. the thing is i just realized some of you were like 10 . >> [laughter] admit it. while i was out there campaigning, you were watching the disney channel. >> reporter: trump with five rallies in as many states including crucial battleground florida having some fun and laying into his opponent. >> hillary clinton is the most corrupt person ever to seek the office of the presidency of the united states. >> reporter: trump also expressing disbelief after the fbi's revived investigation into clinton's right. e-mail server revealed nothing consequential. >> we were glad obviously that this was resolve. >> reporter: at the 11th hour the battle for the white house tense and close with
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clinton leading trump 47 to 43 percent in the latest abc news washington post poll. and tonight the obamas joined clinton along with bon jovi and bruce springsteen at a rally in philadelphia. clinton also slated to deliver a two minute closing message in a national tv ad. trump meanwhile is set to hold his final rally in michigan with running mate mike pence. lauren lyster abc news capitol hills. >> thanks lauren. well, a big trend especially with early voters this election season is taking selfies at the polls. it's definitely a show of civic pride but is it legal in our area? well, we did some digging and here's what we found n new jersey you could take a selfie but you can't show your completed ballot in the picture. in delaware there's nothing specific on the books against it but people are asked not to have a cell phone at polling places or to wear political clothing. in pennsylvania, also, there's no specific law banning polling place selfies but folks should use good judgment. in philadelphia, authorities wants voters to take post voting selfies outside polling
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places and then post them online with #philly votes. 6abc is once again partnering with the league of women voters to provide voters with an election day hotline. volunteers from the league of women voters will staff the phone bank for us. the number for the 6abc election hotline on your screen area code (877)940-6222. and we want to hear about your experience at the polls tomorrow. share your story with us using #6abcaction on social media or e-mail us at join the action at now as far as identification if you're registered to vote in delaware you do not need an implete d. to vote. just go to your regular polling place inform pennsylvania and new jersey if you're voting for the first time you may need your i.d. but if you voted at the polling place before, you will not necessarily need identification. monica. >> it is a good idea tonight to double-check where your polling place is located before you head out tomorrow to vote inform new jersey voters can start at 6:00 a.m.
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in pennsylvania and delaware voting begins an hour later at 7:00 and the polls close at 8:00 p.m. in all three states but voter who's are in line at 8 o'clock will still be allowed to stay and vote. and 6abc has you covered of course on election day. "action news" will have live team coverage tuesday night. rick and i will be at donald trump and hillary clinton headquarters as the results come in new york. we'll also have crews fanned out all across our region covering all the major local raises for you. and we invite you to tune in for our digital coverage our web site. join jim gardner and outer loop special gifts following all the races after the polls close. that starts at 8:00 p.m. on >> septa says full service will be restored in time for election day tomorrow. now that the strike has ended. the agency and the workers union reached a tentative five year deal early this morning. the deal must be ratified by union members and approved by septa's board. 4700 workers went back on the job this morning with the market frankford and the broad
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street subway lines the first to come back online. bus and trolly routes are also gradually coming back as well. well, the end of the septa strike is good news for workers and commuters needless to say. >> yes, matt pelman is in the "action news" traffic center with more on how the commute is going now. >> strike that strike, it is over now. the bad news is we're not quite back to normal just yet, rick and monica. as you said, that will happen tomorrow. for this evening's commute, we are seeing limited service on all of the city transit services in most cases that just means things aren't running quite as frequently as they normally do. like on the market frankford line running about every six minutes this evening. normally it would be about every four minutes. service not quite as frequent as normal and on the regional rails we're still seeing extra people using them. we've also had some power issues on some of the regional rails today so again this afternoon you're looking at delays across-the-board many of them now around 20 minutes. and of course the big clinton rally is happening tonight in just a couple hours on independence mall and there's basically a box of
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streets that are blocked off. it's basically arch down to chestnut seventh over to fourth. this is causing gridlock and now new closures are starting to go into effect like the ramp from the vine street expressway eastbound to sixth street now blocked offer as well as one of the lanes here so the vine eastbound is jammed across town. delays are around olde city spilling back onto the ben franklin bridge and don't forget, later on this evening over the course of the next couple hours we'll see rolling closures on 95 and the vine as the motorcades make their way over to independence mall. but we'll keep you posted on twitter, rick and monica. back to you. >> okay. i think we should take the chopper home tonight. >> that would be a good idea. i like that. >> yeah, yeah, as if. thank you, matt. the "action news" morning team will be up 30 minutes tomorrow earlier. septa returns to full strength. following the strike. join matt tam david and karen for the latest on the rails and the roads beginning at 4:00 a.m. >> in other news a 16-year-old young assemblyman fighting for his life tonight after being shot in the head in kensington. the suspect is now in police custody. chopper6 over the scene in the
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2100 block of east first street about 3:00 p.m. authorities say the victim was rushed to temple university hospital by police and is in critical condition. it's not clear if the teen was intentionally targeted. from our delaware news room a pickup truck slammed into the side here of darley's pharmacy in clayton delaware. the impact knocked shelves over in the store and threw merchandise everywhere. what a mess. once that truck was pulled free from the building there was a big hole left. luckily the driver was not hurt. >> we're learn morgue about one of the victims injured yesterday in an explosion at delaware's punkin' chunkin' contest in bridgeville. police say a 39-year-old woman was critically injured when one of the pumpkin cannons suddenly exploded sending a door from the contraption flying. this is new video of the mishap. "action news" has learned she was a staff member for a production company named sharp. the crew was there producing a
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slow on the events for the science channel. a man was also injured but is expected to be okay. new jersey governor chris christie is speaking out about that controversial george washington bridge closure for the first time since two of his aides were convicted in the so-called bridgegate plot. on cbs this morning the governor said friday's verdict confirmed his belief that only three people were responsible. >> three investigations later, federal grand jury investigation, investigation by democratic led legislature and what's the conclusion? the conclusion is that there were three people responsible. >> those three are his former deputy chief of staff bridget kelly former port authority executive bill baroni and david wildstein who pleaded guilty and then testified against the others. governor christie also insisted that he has no memory of his aides telling him about the lane closures while they were happening. christie hasn't been charged. >> still to come a murder mystery continues to unfold in south carolina after a man confesses to killing at least
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four people. detectives say there may be more victims. >> also the eagles licking their wounds tonight following another loss yesterday. ducis rodgers has more from coach doug pederson coming up in sports. adam. >> rick the sun setting now at 4:52 p.m. it is crystal clear sky presently. i'll let you know if that remains the case as we go to election day across the area coming up in full accuweather forecast. >> sounds good. we'll have that story and much more when "action news" comes right back. >> ♪
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>> investigators continues searching the south carolina property of a plan who confessed to killing at least four people. he was arrested after a woman was found chained in a storage container there. todd kohlhepp said he did the killings in 2003. officials say he may have killed two more people after learning there were other graves on his land. kohlhepp has chosen not to hire an attorney and will represent himself. >> she was the first woman to serve as u.s. attorney general and became one of the most recognizable figures in politics. janet reno died early this morning. she was 78. today president barack obama called her an american original who fought for a more just nation. she served as president bill
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clinton's attorney general for eight years and ran unsuccessfully for governor of florida in 2002. family members said she died early this morning from complications of parkinson's disease. world news tonight with david muir will have much more on the passing of janet reno as well as the ongoing investigation in south carolina as well as the final push before tomorrow's presidential election. you can watch it tonight at 6:30 following "action news" at 6:00. >> time for sports. ducis is here. eagles having the monday blues. >> do you remember when this team was three and o? seems like a long time ago. >> long, long time ago. >> they should have won that game. that unfortunately has been a common refrain on mondays around here. the eagles beat themselves yesterday in the meadowlands. they are now in last place in the nfc east. carson wentz has certainly come back down to earth. his first series against the giants resulted in interceptions. that one by landon collins gave the giants the ball with a short field. two plays later eli manning hit odell beckham jr. for a 26-yard touchdown he was wide opened. the birds were down 21-10 at
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the half. the eagles well within five points late wentz had jordan matthews in the ends zone. matthews turned the wrong way. coach will coach doug pederson still cease positives. >> we're obviously building something here. but when you look at these games there we've been in at the end, the encouraging thing is that we really should have won those games. so, these are -- these are all things that -- that as we build this thing, we're going to -- we're going to win these games down the stretch as we go o we're -- again, that's part of heading in the right direction for me. >> brent celek came out of yesterday's loss with a fractured rib. coach pederson says celek will miss practice on wednesday but still should be able to play sunday against atlanta. translation brent celek is tougher than you and i will ever be.
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huff released by eagles following his arrest. the sixers host the utah jazz this evening. the sixers are still stuck on zero victories. remember last year they started off o and 18. they came close against the nba cavs. but they couldn't get a slot off at the end. this team has trouble closing. coach brett brown knows it. >> you play five games, some of it is -- we just need to keep hammering it. you know, we feel confident, we're on the right path. but it doesn't -- it doesn't sort of make it any easier when you lose a game that we felt like we were in a position to win. >> the flyers will soon experience deja vu all over again. tomorrow night they'll host detroit for the sector time in six days. the flyers are six-six-one on the year. big reason why they haven't had more success the defense. the flyers have given up the second most goals in the league. >> goaltenders can't worry about what's going on in
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front. we have to take care of our own stuff. if we clean up your own play the defense is going to be better forwards are going to be better but yeah a we haven't been good enough in our own zone and it starts with the goalies. >> back to the oaks. a lot of you talking about the decisions, the play calling that doug pederson made. we'll talk more about that coming up at 6 o'clock. >> thanks ducis. >> thank you. bensalem high school turned into election central today. students have been learning about the voting process and the key issues like the candidates are for voting for president. they had voting booths even set up on the stage here for them to practice. the students got to vote for president senate house of representatives treasurer and attorney general using an online ballot. >> i think it's pretty crazy there's so much controversy especially with social media nowadays but you know you just got to see what each person represents and vote for what's going to suit you. >> i don't like it. i don't like all the confrontation. >> i'm not a big fan of everybody but that happens, so you just vote for whoever you think will run the country the
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best. >> sounds about right and the results of the bensalem high school election are now in. here's what they went with. hillary clinton got 58 percent of the vote, donald trump with 32 percent. gary johnson 7 percent. jill stein, three. we're wired differently. that means incredibly fast 150 meg internet for the holidays. so in the 3.7 seconds it takes gary watson to beat the local sled jump record, held by gary watson. fly, gary, fly. his friend can download 13 versions of the perfect song. his sister can live stream it while his mom downloads how to set a dislocated shoulder. get 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for just 79.99 per month online for the first year. only from fios.
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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!" at longhorn, tonight's special: great steak pairings. a center cut sirloin with a choice of bacon-wrapped shrimp, baby back ribs, or parmesan crusted chicken. you can't fake steak. longhorn steakhouse.
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you can't fake steak. >> beautiful day today. let's see how tomorrow is shaping up for the election.
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>> even better tomorrow. >> really? >> we'll keep that sunshine. temperatures will go way above normal and rain comes in on wednesday so perfect timing. >> i just voted you as my best friend adam. >> is that right? wow, i'm a winner. >> you're always a winner. >> until the weather changes. >> that will be wednesday so it's one day affair i guess. storm tracker6 live double scan, again very quiet out there now that the sun has set. just about an hour ago. we've got a clear sky out there but earlier today the action cam was in gladwyne and as you can see the fall foliage not that bright this past weekend. kind of a -- a lot of those leaves fell off the trees pretty quickly here with the extended dry spell this summer season and then that quick cold snap that came in just about a week or so ago. as we take a look at the almanac temperatures today topped off in the middle 50's. 54 right now in philadelphia, run in allentown, 54 in reading. already down 48 in dover, 46 in millville and again this time of year with that sun setting earlier you're going
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to notice those temps drop rather quickly during the evening hours. already in the uner -- upper 40's at the shore. a void in cloud cover from the ohio valley parts of the tennessee valley, the deep south all the way into new england. we do have clouds on the increase towards saint louis and nashville little rock arkansas starting to see some showers developing. this is a front that comes through on wednesday and you see a little spin here between omaha and wichita. low pressure along that boundary will ripple through here during the middle of the week but for tonight that sky remains clear, it's seasonably chilly. we drop back below freezing in those northwestern suburbs. 41 for the city itself and the wind stays very light and variable. for election day, if you're going first thing in the morning you're going to have to grab a jacket. suburbs will be well into the 30's but it's going to be dry. 41 in the city around 7 o'clock in the morning. by 10 o'clock 55. just a few high clouds in the
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afternoon with those temperatures going into the middle and upper 60's. you may only need a t-shirt or long schieffer light shirt in the afternoon. by 7 o'clock your temperature again going down pretty quickly here back into the 50's. as we go into the afternoon 69 will be the official high for tomorrow. high pressure to the south starting to weaken as that frontal boundary approaches but again a very bright beautiful afternoon. then as the front progresses through on wednesday, it's kind of damp and dreary here. first thing we could see showers for the rush on wednesday morning. only 58 for a high on wednesday with about a quarter to a half an inch of rain likely. the exclusive accuweather 7-day forecast, temperatures kind of go all over the place here. 69 tomorrow with that sunshine. showers with some steady rain on wednesday, 58. sunny breezy but still cool on thursday, 57. back to the 60's for veterans day but we're going to notice the winds increasing ahead of another system that will bring almost a winter-like blast to begin the weekend. it's dry saturday but highs
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only in the 40's. wind chills could be at least 10 degrees lower than that especially in the morning and early afternoon and then not as cold, nice sunday 56 and sun and clouds monday not too bad with a temperature of 60 degrees so no excuse to not hit the polls tomorrow given it's both dry and warm. >> thank you. bargain hunters wait all year for this events in new castle delaware. this morning "action news" got a sneak peek at the 34th annual whale of a sale sponsored by the junior league of wilmington. the former pathmark offer route 13 is being transformed into the largest garage sale with proceeds going to a local charity. the actual sale is this saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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>> ♪ >> right now jim gardner and the "action news" team standing by with these stories and much more coming up next at 6:00. all eyes on pennsylvania live team coverage on the push. septa workers head back to work. >> local veterans receive their long overdue service medals in a special ceremony today. those stories and more up next at 6:00 for adam joseph, cecily tynan rick williams the entire "action news" team i'm monica ma'am pass. have a good flight. "action news at 6:00 is next. >> good night.
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hillary clinton: i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. vo: in times of crisis america depends on steady leadership. donald trump: "knock the crap out of them, would you? seriously..."vo: clear thinking... donald trump: "i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me." vo: and calm judgment. donald trump: "and you can tell them to go fu_k themselves." vo: because all it takes is one wrong move. donald trump audio only: "i would bomb the sh_t out of them." vo: just one.
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>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rodgers, meteorologist cecily tynan and jim gardner. >> ♪ >> monday night philadelphia police arrest a plan for stealing laptops from hillary clinton staffers and investigators find a burned out shell of a car used in the boyd's robbery. but the big story on "action news" tonight is election day eve and if you can't believe it's here, let us assure you that tomorrow is the day that voters will be electing a new president. but before that happens, the candidates are barnstorming the country in a final appeal for the support of their country men and women. donald trump started the day in sarasota florida. next stop was raleigh north carolina. then scranton, pennsylvania. he'll be in manchester new
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hampshire at 8 o'clock tonight and finally grand rapids michigan at 11:00. hillary clinton began her final full day of campaigning in pittsburgh. then she hit allandale michigan. she has that big rally tonight in philadelphia with her family and president and michelle obama and then she will end up in raleigh north carolina late tonight. and this is a live picture of independence mall. the the big clinton rally scheduled to begin at 7:30. nobody will be surprised if it's a little late. but as you can see, folks are already beginning to arrive. we'll check in with "action news" reporter dann cuellar in just a moment but first, vernon odom is live in center city and vernon, you've been through a few of these but at no time has pennsylvania been more important to the outcome of the race for the president i'm sure you'll agree. >> reporter: true enough jim. pennsylvania has always been a key battleground state in


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