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you, 5:30 a.m., saturday, november 12. here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." fatal crash arc driver is dead after his car collides with a septa bus overnight. african-american students at penn are being targeted. a taste of winter we are waking up to some cold conditions, old man winter will not be staying around for long, thankfully, meteorologist chris sowers joins us with a look at the exclusive accuweather
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seven-day forecast. old man winter getaway. >> reporter: one day and things get back to normal again. let's get you outside and show you a live sky6 live hd overlooking the philadelphia center city skyline. actually we're looking at the ben franklin bridge. it's quiet this morning, but it's chilly as gray mentioned. it's one of the colder morning we've seen up to this point. poconos you're down to 28. you're the cold spot. allentown, 34. philadelphia, 37. millville, below freezing 30 degrees. trenton, 35, 41, milder in cape may. satellite and radar we are expecting a ton of sunshine today and tomorrow. it's going to be a nice looking weekend. we'll have a chill in the air today and followed by a nice warmup heading into sunday. forecast this afternoon sunny skies, chilly, somewhat blustery this morning with windchills, by afternoon temperatures rebound in the low 50s, when i come back
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in a few minutes we'll talk about the milder changes tomorrow and chance of rain next week and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> new this morning, one person is dead after a car collided head on with a septa bus. we know this happened just before midnight on hog island road in tinicum township, delaware county. the bus was on its way to pick up employees finishing up their shift at the upstairs facility. nobody was hurt, police have not determined who was at fault. threatening posts targeting black students at the university of pennsylvania are sending shock waves across the campus, this morning, police are trying to find out who is responsible for it. nervous students believe they know what's fueling the hate behind the vicious words. >> i felt scared. >> reporter: nate morris is one of those who found himself added
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to a racist act. >> they maiden event, a calendar event saying it's lynch day. >> reporter: a number of students gathered at the private meeting outside hundreds marched in penn's campus in protest. >> this is shocking. >> reporter: some connected the incidents to the election, another account called trump disciples was created by a user called daddy trump. in a statement, university president called the account repug nant mayor kenny said it's heartbreaking to see this type of activity in the birth place of democracy and the city of brotherly love. some students feel the
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presidential election has enboldenned those with thoughts. >> reporter: university officials say the account is based in oklahoma, governor tom wolf weighed in tweeting a message saying the act is unacceptable. jeff chirico channel 6 "action news." >> reporter: emotions are running high following the presidential election for a third night take a look at this protesters took to the streets of center city voicing opposition to donald trump's victory that will make him the next president of the united states. some protesters are part of the lbgt community. >> i can't live in a world what love isn't accepted, while hate is way more accepted in the
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country than love. protesters continue -- protests, rather, continue nationwide. the protest was rowd at times in portland portland owe rowdiy portland organ. chris christie has been demoted to vice chair of the transition team for donald trump. the governor will share his position with trump's adult children. appears the president-elect may be softening his stance on the affordable care act at least a bit, he will consider keeping parts of obama care following his meeting with the president that happened on thursday, trump
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told the "wall street journal" he favors keeping protections for those with preexisting conditions and extending coverage for young adults under their parents insurance. i would like to remind you, you can get the latest on the trump transition at, we have updates on the scramble for power in the white house and the unique issues facing the president-elect as he perhaps to take office. three people were hurt after a crash and we learned one is a new jersey straight trooper. their cruiser collided with a car on route 70 in evesham county. the trooper's car ended up in a marsh, he broke his leg and had to be rescued from the cruiser. the other two are in the hospital. route 70 was closed for hours, but it is back open. a woman was hit and killed as she tried to cross a street
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in west kensington. the 23-year-old woman was rushed to nearby episcopal hospital where she died from her injuries, the driver stayed at the scene and cooperating with the investigation. philadelphia police are trying to track down two dangerous suspects in connection with an armed robbery spree. surveillance video shows the suspects armed with guns and wearing masks and gloves of they take money and they runaway. the latest situation happened tuesday at a family owned mini mart, we spoke to a victim who did not want to be identified. >> i put my hand up and gave i said take whatever you can. >> police say the criminals
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targeted nets bar at 54th and master and jay-z tavern. boy scouts hit the streets to take on hunger in the area. they will place bags on doorsteps in the hopes that want community will make contributions. the could you tell us will pick up the bags next saturday. this is in collaboration with the dunkin' donuts holiday food drive. sarah bloomquist will host the live phone bank volunteers and special guests will be on the phones taking your donations that happen from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. you can find more information at a powerful new exhibit opens at the philadelphia museum of art is one that hopes to inspire essay worthy of a ten thousand dollar prize. the action cam was given the first look at the covering
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letter, an emercyive experience for hitler, he refers to him as a friend, the tone of the letter is created to encourage students to participate in essay contest. >> that's a cycle of conversation we want to start especially post election. you can find more information about the essay contest at, and the 6abc app. the prize for the winner, ten thousand dollars in scholarship money. the covering letter will be on display through march 5th. 6abc, the proud media partner of the exhibit and the essay contest. a big horn for a local
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veteran. we have a newly released picture of 108-year-old who spent part of his veterans day with the president. plus, we'll tell you where you can pick up one of a kind handmade bobble. >> reporter: after a comfortable high of 64 yesterday, we have windchills in the 20s and 0s and frost advisories for some, i'll let you know how long the cold weather lasts in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast.
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vietnam veterans memorial at penns landing paid tribute to the sacrifices made by our troops. several wreaths were placed along the wall in remembrance of the 641 soldierses killed in -- soldiers killed in the war. a 108 world war ii veteran from montgomery county spent part of his veterans day with president obama. this is an official picture taken by the white house photographer during bill moore's visit yesterday. moore had breakfast with the president. he asked about his long life. he said he didn't have much to do with it. moore trip from hatboro to
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washington, d.c. got a military send off with motorcade for his military terve vis. you saw how nice it was out there, lots of sunshine, same thing today. it will be a little chilly out there, especially compared to yesterday's 64. generally speaking it's not a bad day, lots of sunshine and very nice for this time of the year. as we overlook the commodor barry bridge, there's nothing going on, there's not a cloud in the sky, they say the kind of day it's expected to be. let's start you out with the numbers this morning. 37 degrees in philadelphia. with a dewpoint of 22. so the air is pretty dry. the pressure reading is falling, high pressure is sliding on in. just like last weekend, high pressure is in control that means another nice weekend. we have winds and we are picking up windchills.
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philadelphia, 37. poconos, 38. 30 in millville. 41 in cape may. trenton, 35. there's the windchills. 20s north and west, feels like 17 in the mountains. 33 for philadelphia. cape may, 34. dover, 33 and millville, 30 degrees or so. here's satellite and radar if you remember at the same time last weekend there's a high pressure system planted right there, it's in the same place this weekend, that means another nice weekend, no clouds in the sky, mostly sunny, chilly, yesterday we topped out at 64, today 51. the normal is 58. we're a good seven degrees below average. winds out of the north northwest 5 to 15 miles per hour. 1:00 p.m., 48. 3:00 p.m., 50. and 5:00 p.m., 47 degrees we'll
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call it breezy and chilly. mainly clear overnight tonight cold, 28 degrees outlying suburbs, 36 for center city. winds beginning to ease a bet not too strong today, whatever breezes you have today that will slack into the overnight hours. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 51 degrees. tomorrow, milder eagles against the falcons, 49 degrees. monday, increasing clouds, 62. there's a chance of a couple of showers late in the day, that could set up monday night into tuesday morning, clearing in the afternoon. cooler with highs in the 50s. we round out the rest of the forecast, 60 thursday, 60 for friday. very, very quiet this weekend. >> 5:46. i would like to remind you you can find the seven-day forecast and a live look at storm tracker 6 live double scan radar at
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dramatic/weather. the philadelphia museum of art contrary craft show is celebrating 40th year of bringing handle made goods to the city. karen rogers has more on what's happening at the pennsylvania convention center. >> reporter: known as one of the nation's most prestigious craft show over 1,000 artists applied to the show. >> it's one of the best in the country. it's been 40 years we can say that. with only 195 selected, art will display their works. the show features 50 new artists excluding philadelphia stacy weber. her coin creations range from
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decors and vessels to jewelry and accessories. >> reporter: deborah is bringing her distinct hand crafted jewelry to the show. i construct all the metal out of 18 carat. she laminates and cold works each piece into their desired shape. >> i've never seen anything like it. >> reporter: paul will be featuring his glass sculptures. >> everything you see is done on the diamond wheels. >> reporter: beginning his craft at the age of 14, he said he spent the past ten years getting into the show. >> now having my own stood crow and making my own design, i look forward to it. >> reporter: not only does the show give the emerging artists
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exposure, it is raising money for the museum of art. >> the 40th annual philadelphia museum of art contrary craft show takes place all weekend at the pennsylvania convention center, check out the arrest work today, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and again tomorrow, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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what do we want our kids to learn? how to game a test... or test themselves in a game? how to master an exam... or examine a master? how to be robots... or build robots? the njea believes students deserve a well-rounded education- including arts, music, technology, and so much more. that's why we're working with parents and communities to reduce the emphasis on high stakes testing. because when you limit the tests, they can test the limits... of their potential.
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breaking news right now, sky6 live hd is taking live look at the westbound side of the platt bridge. look at this it is completely shut down right now, this is due to several accidents on the mid span of the bridge there, not good news early on this saturday morning. you can see there nothing but a sea of redlights from all the brake lights. this happened at 5:30 a.m. there were two to three fender benders on the bridge. if you have to head in that direction take the girard point bridge to avoid the chaos and
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getting stuck in the backup there. 5:51 a.m., scientists say vitamin d can improve survival rates for those women diagnosed with breast cancer. researchers analyzed data from 600 women and looked at the level of vitamin d found that women with advanced stage tumors had a lower level of vitamin d. researchers analyzed data from 19,000 american adults found that those who slept 5 hours or less at night drank more sugar or caffeinated beverages than those who slept 8 hours at night. those who slept 7 hours a night
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consumed less sugar and slept more. according to a study published online, women perform better in all memory measures despite experiencing a decline at the time of the menopause. they say say the memory problems are due to a loss in hormone rather than age. >> all right, folks, 5:55 a.m.,
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we continue to follow breaking news, sky6 live hd taking a live look at the westbound side of the platt bridge, it is completely shut down right now. as you can see not a pretty picture. this is happening because of several accidents happening on the mid span of the bridge. you can see a sea of lights from the brake lights. there's updated information to tell you about, we can tell you there's no injuries, that's good news, tow trucks are on the way. this happened at 5:30 a.m.
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we hope this will be cleared out in the next couple of minutes or so. there were several fender benders there. if you have to use the bridge there take the girard point bridge to avoid the backup and the sea of lights there. yesterday we honored our veterans for their service to our country. there's a special home grown not for profit that helps members of the military actually dress for success. alicia vitarelli explains. >> this is a good thing. >> reporter: it looks like a boutique, but this warehouse in wilmington has rose and rose of suits each one representing a crisp fresh start for our service members. >> they basically can come in here, pick out a suit, tie, shirt, trench coats, tucks tuxe, women's professional wear. >> reporter: she started this warehouse four years ago in
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honor of her cousin a marine. she said how you have to the transition can be for men and women in uniform and helped them to get back into the workforce. >> we inventory them before we give them away. most of the veterans we see on a military base are preparing for a job that's in the next week. >> reporter: they accept all kinds of professional ware from suits to dresses, ties to trench coats. >> when they see those they get excited. while suiting warriors is hosted in delaware there are suit up events in seven states. they take their inventory on the road to military bases and beyond. in the last two years we suited two thousand vendors e veterans by attending events and being mobile. we give them one of these on all the suits they are notes from elementary school children.
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>> reporter: channel 6 "action news" i'm alicia vitarelli. what a great program and thank you to all our veterans. coming up on this edition of saturday morning, "action news" going to court can be a nerve wracking experience and one judge has a solution to calming nerves inside the courtroom. they are here, we'll look at the new sci-fi film arrival, we're back after the break. >> a pleasant good morning to
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you, 6:00 a.m., saturday, november 12 here's some of the stories we're following on "action news," the university of penn campus rocked by a racist cyber attack. authorities are looking for a person who took off in the ambulance that was parked outside of a delaware county bingo hall. it's a sign of a changing season, ice rink at dilworth plaza is open for business. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, skating rink open, that means it's about to get cd.


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