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6:00 a.m., friday, january 19. here's what we're following. >> we're following the winter warmup in time for the weekend and the eagles game, accuweather tell us us how long it will last. >> eagles fans and players get ready for the game, philadelphia police are getting their game day plan together to keep you safe. >> septa is making it easier to go to the game. they are offering more rides and discounted round trip pass. >> first up let's get a look at weather, karen rogers in for save -- david murphy. matt pellman has traffic. >> reporter: i was away for a
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few days, and it's nice to come back to warm weather. >> reporter: let's look at satellite and radar. we have bright sunshine, we'll have bright sunshine this afternoon, it's going to be a good day for us as you head out. the clouds are staying to the north. we're starting out on the cold side. 19 degrees in trenton. 25 right now in beach haven. 23 degrees in the city. only ten in allentown. it's cold out there, we're all talking about a warmup that hadn't come yet. 16 in millville. 17 in atlantic city. lots of sunshine coming your way. cold at 7:00 a.m., 25 degrees, lunch time, upper 30s, with the sunshine upper 30s feel good. 3:00 p.m., 42 not as cold as yesterday. 5:00 p.m., 40. 7:00 p.m. coming down from that, 37 degrees. let's take a look, though at where temperatures have been going and where they are heading. 36 degrees was the high yesterday. we have a bit of a windchill
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factor, too, so it made it feel colder. saturday, 53. sunday, 50. the warmup is coming in time for the weekend. there is a lot going on 7 day is coming, matt. good morning, karen, good morning, everybody, it was my vacation, i'm back at it, no delays along i-95 we're happy about that. southbound by cottman moving at a good clip. 47 miles per hour. 40s and 50s on the schuylkill expressway. of course, all overnight construction is long gone. new crash in west caln chester county, an vehicle went off to the road into the woods. emergency crews are responding there. we have a bunch of vehicles that don't want to run. a disabled vehicle in pennsberg
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8th and main street. the disabled vehicle gravel pike cleared out. the one in west conshohocken has not cleared out, the truck off to the side, madson ford road at front street. they have the flares set up blocking the left lane. watch out for that along madson ford. creek road, belmawr, camden county, headlights coming northbound toward the walt whitman bridge. a gathering crowd no delays yet. coming southbound off the bridge there's an object on the road along 42 southbound. >> can you even stand it? we're just two days away from the nfc championship game if the eagles beat the vikings on sunday, they go to their super bowl since 2005. jeanette reyes is live at lincoln financial field. jennette, we want our soup! >> reporter: [laughter], you know, matt, i'm rocking my green i'm all excited, you sound
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really excited. police and septa police are preparing for the kind of excitement that comes with eagles fans. >> this is the first time that they need in it for a long time. >> reporter: the eagles nfc championship game is less than 72 hours away and the excitement is palpable. fans could barely contain themselves while meeting running back in south philadelphia thursday evening. >> we want them to get as loud as they can throughout the whole game. >> reporter: showing their enthusiasm for the beloved eagles has never been a problem for philadelphians. that's why officials want businesses to be prepared for possible ruckus fans on sunday. police will be particularly focused on the frankford and cottman intersection mayfair where birds fans have long been known for gathering for sports
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celebrations. an advisory was sent out to businesses urging them to have grates locked up and secured and remove trash cans and flower pots and sell alcohol beverages in plastic containers and have any surveillance cameras on and recording this weekend. you will see an increased police presence by septa they are reminding customers they will be enforcing the open container fine this weekend and their cameras will be rolling. so, just making sure that everybody behaves this weekend, we have a good history of that, i think we'll be okay. >> there's always one, jennette, we'll see. if you want to go to the game, think about taking septa they are offering a special discounted pass for fans who take the broad street line to the nfc championship game. they are adding a dozen septa trains to the schedule. the pass goes on sale today it
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will be $4. "action news" is your source for eagles coverage this weekend. it kicks off tonight with the playoff preview party at 7:00. we'll be broadcasting live from chickee and pete's in south philadelphia we'll have live team coverage all weekend. we have newer information on a shooting in the port richmond section. 21-year-old victim who was shot 8 times remains in critical condition. investigators have a man in custody. the shooting happened on the 3600 block of frankford avenue last night. police rushed the victim to temple hospital. witnesses stay they saw two men running from the scene. police are still looking for the weapon. police have across pennsylvania honored a fallen deputy marshall during a procession to the harrisburg funeral home. officers and firefighters lined the road giving the hearse a salute. deputy christopher hill was killed serving a warrant in
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harrisburg. kevin sturges fired from the second floor. officers returned fire killing him. governor tom wolf ordered state flags to fly at half staff in hill's honor. a police officer in berks county has surrendered to face charges in connection with to a hit-and-run. doug brown admitted he ran away from the crash scene. he reported to the insurance company that the car was stolen. scrnl -- police have suspended him until the outcome of the case. philadelphia has learned it's a concerned in the amazon h2 sweep stays. stacey dellacott is live in time
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square, good morning, stacey. >> good morning, matt and tam, philadelphia is a finalist in the race to win the amazon second headquarters. you probably heard that 20 cities were named including dallas, pittsburgh and new york city. amazon received proposals from 200 cities before narrowing the field. the headquarters will employ 50,000 people and cost $5 billion to build and operate. they expect to make the final decision later this year. stay tuned on that. stocks fell on the life threatening of the government shut down loomed. futures are pointing to a higher open and later today we'll get a report on consumer sentiment. >> matt and tam have a great weekend. >> let's talk about the weekend when it comes to the weather. >> reporter: it's a good one, temperatures warming up, which is nice. not today, though, we're talking about a big warmup, i'm afraid people will leave without their
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big heavy coat. storm tracker 6 live double scan, we can see we're dry through the area, we have a little bit of white near cape may, nothing reaching ground a little bit of virga evaporating there. looking at center city. we have clear skies, when sunrise comes it will be bright and nice. the temperature, 23 degrees, the dewpoint, 16. the winds are lighter than yesterday, 7 miles per hour. the pressure is steady. the witch has dropped a little bit, 15 degrees, that will wake you up this morning. satellite and radar showing high pressure in control all the clouds are staying up to the north. we have a beautiful day ahead today we'll see sunshine not just today looking to the west, sunshine today and tomorrow, nice and bright sunny days, you don't often get that in the wintertime. 43 degrees for the high. 8:00 a.m., 25. it will be cold. 10:00 a.m., 34 degrees. lunchtime, 38 but feeling better
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with the sunshine. 3:00 p.m., 42, just a couple of high, thin clouds around, 6:00 p.m., 38 degrees. this high pressure has been sliding toward the east, it will continue to do so the wind around that will turn out of the southwest that will allow temperatures to jump up over ten degrees just in time to allow the celebrations to go. 6:40 p.m. eagles game, partly sunny skies, nice and dry, no problems, winds 3 to 6 miles per hour out of the west/southwest. first quarter, 46 degrees. 4th quarter, 42. that's above the average high for the day. not bad, it will feel good out there. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, sunny today, not as cold as yesterday, 43 degrees for the high. the afternoon feels good, the morning is cold though, 13 degrees above average tomorrow, really nice, 53 and sunshine. bonus.
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sunday, sunshine, stays mile for the eagles, 50 degrees for the high. monday it's damp and cloudy, i think the rain holds off until late in the evening or night. anytime in the afternoon or evening you can get a little drizzle or fog, it won't be a great day on monday, 49 is the high. tuesday, periods of rain, the first half of the day. the morning commute is wet, overnight low 45 no problems with that. morning commute on tuesday, maybe another round of rain on tuesday afternoon. 54 for the high. temperatures in the late afternoon and evening will drop quickly. wednesday turning cooler, 42. thursday, mostly sunny skies, and 40 degrees for the high and 40 is the lowest we're seeing on the 7 day forecast that's around average for this time of the year. not too bad, the next seven days mostly above average. >> probably the best seven day i've seen in seven days. >> 6:11 a.m., bait and switch, two men pull off a multimillion dollar smash and grab during
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store hours. >> get in the game, maybe get the girl. last year rihanna challenged joel embiid to make the all star, he just did that, he has choice words for his old crush. >> reporter: no accidents along the 30 bypass in chester by the home depot in downingtown. we're moving fine in the eastbound lanes. there's a crunch elsewhere in chester county. we'll check the schuylkill expressway when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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>> welcome back taking a live
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look there, the commodore barry bridge, it is 6:14 a.m., 23 degrees. >> getting up to 43, a little warmer tomorrow in the 50s matt. >> reporter: and today is national popcorn day, lots of good things to celebrate and it is friday. can't forget about that. >> reporter: did you bring any? >> i may go up and buy some, don't worry we'll take care of you eventually. on the schuylkill expressway we're taking care of you, too, things are looking good so far. we have gathering crowds at this point no big delays along 76. nearby in west conshohocken we have a broken down truck by the mickey d's along madson ford road approaching front street. you can get by that. it's the left side of the road that's blocked off. several vehicles, it's cold out there, this morning, not so terrible compared to what we've seen in recent weeks. one in pennsberg at main street.
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and earlier we had one at gravel pike at maple avenue that cleared out. the one in pennsberg along 8th street is still there. west caln county we have a crash a vehicle off to the ride into the woods ash road at old wilmington road. no delays along the 30 bypass between downingtown and exton. overnight work along route 1 is cleared out. stick with main street through townsend. in moorestown main street will be closed at stanwick road. stay on 38. waze app west rock hill, icy conditions, this particular spot
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is allentown road close to county line road. the search is on for the two smash and grab jewelry thieves in texas. sugarland police say is a man approached an employee asking about abdomin engagement ring while the second pulled out a hammer and smashed display cases. they got $2 million in jewelry and ran away. vikings have the top overall defense. fletcher cox has been asking the teammates who have been to a super bowl what it takes to win a lombardi trophy. >> we know going into the game, whoever defense plays better will win the game. >> pregame coverage of the game starts with "action news" at 5:00 p.m. "action news" will have extended post game coverage including highlights and reaction from the team and fans on monday morning.
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first things first, perhaps the biggest ever, maybe not. let's head to the platt bridge. if you're heading to the airport to get out of town this morning. things look good on the platt bridge. no issues for our friend heading toward i-95 and the airport. ben franklin bridge clear between camden and old city. no delays to speak of. we're seeing delays on the chestnut east line train that is a half-hour behind. market frankford line subways have ten minute delays because of switching problems at 69th street. >> reporter: we have a nice afternoon ahead, but you have to get through a cold morning. ten in allentown, 13 in reading. cold in the lehigh valley. we're in the low 20s in the city. 16 in millville. 29 currently in cape may. you factor in a wind not making that much of a difference, feels
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like 15 degrees. this afternoon windchill factor will not be a big deal. we have bright sunshine and light wind. 43 degrees will feel better than yesterday. the average high is 40. temperatures a few degrees above average at least. let's check the traveling forecast. it's been a rough travel time for the big storm along the east coast. no problems flying out along the eastern seaboard looking good. >> fires retired number 88 worn by center eric lindros in a stirring tribute last night. the jersey was raided to the raft at aters. the flyers rally from a two goal deficit to win 3-2. sixers center joel embiid is heading to the all star game as a starter. team made the announcement in the game against the celtics.
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he scored 26 points and matched a career best with 16 career rebounds. >> going to the all star game as a starter, he probably won't be celebrating this news with the singer rihanna. he tweeted he was trying to date to famous girl she said come back when you're an all star. this is what joel embiid had to say after last night's win. >> she denied me back then, so why go we are again, i have to pass that and move on to the next one. you have the night, anything you want you would like to say? >> i trust there will be plenty of other girls who would happy to go out with him. >> many flooded rihanna's instagram mentioning joel embiid
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are preparing for the second sex assault trial against bill cosby and this time the district attorney wants to call 19 accusers to testify against the entertainer. the the goal is to show prior bad acts in the past 50 years. the trial in june only one person was allowed to testify along with andrea constan.
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thousands of people will take part in the women's march on philadelphia. the benjamin franklin parkway is set up with barricades. the march will get going at 10:30 a.m. the focus registering voters and sparking anti-trump resistance. similar marchs are planned in other cities across the country. >> 6:27 a.m. the weekend warmup is almost upon us, karen rogers has the call from accuweather next. >> reporter: on the road to victory, a family of eagles fans decked out their rv they are ready to hit the road if the birds win this weekend.
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through two counties, two people are in custody while one officer is hurt. clashes continue on capitol hill as the government inches closer to a shut down at midnight tonight. >> good morning, everyone, friday, january 19. 6:30 a.m. put me in coats i want to play the eagles game now. >> reporter: everything is working out great. and you're welcome. let's tell you what to expect. it's the big game day, everybody is excited. 6 40e p.m. on sunday -- 6:40 p.m. on sunday. we'll have all the tailgaters everybody partying. even the dog is excited about this. partly cloudy skies on sunday. winds out of the west/southwest at 3 to 6 miles per hour during game time. 6:00 p.m., 46. 10:00 p.m., 42. temperatures on average, ten
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degrees above average on sunday. terrific weather we've done our part, now the eagles have to walk in and do their best. satellite and radar showing we have clear skies today. we'll have bright sunshine. it's going to be a nice afternoon. ten degrees in allentown. 23 in the city. 17 in atlantic city. 16 right now in millville. 22 in dover. so, we do have a cold start. windchills a little bit of a factor this morning, it won't be this afternoon. this afternoon we have bright sunshine, it won't feel as cold as yesterday. yesterday's high, 36 degrees. we have a windchill factor making it feel colder. 43 is the high. no windchill factor we have light wind lots of sunshine. lunchtime, 38 degrees after a cold start that's pretty good. 3:00 p.m., 42. 5:00 p.m., 40 degrees. 7:00 p.m., clear skies and 37. the weekend warmup coming your way. we'll have more on the seven-day forecast, see how long it will
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last. >> reporter: karen i was trying to do my part to give everybody an easy friday morning ride. >> reporter: you failed. >> reporter: it's becoming more difficult because of this crash in bucks county route 1 the not-so-super highway. there's the vehicle involved in the accident. police on the scene, the right lane blocked as you come northbound away from the pennsylvania turnpike. we have a number of vehicles that didn't want to run this morning. one in pennsberg 8th and main route 29. had one earlier in perkiomen township gravel pike that cleared out. west caln chester county watching a vehicle into the woods. not sure if they hit an icy patch or not. the crash at ash road and old wilmington road. no delays on the eastbound side of the route 30 bypass. but we have a broken down vehicle west conshohocken madson
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ford road at front street. delays are forming southbound side of the ben franklin bridge into girard. slowing on the westbound vine as you join up with the schuylkill expressway. fire location at silver side road. a crash in wilmington at d street. newark without for a crash at 896 southbound at i-95. matt and tam. >> we are officially counting down to the nfc championship. the eagles are one win away from clinching the spot in the super bowl. >> people are preparing watch parties and tailgates and turning their hair green. this is the firm the eagles have been in the -- first time the eagles have been in the nfc conference game since 2009. jennette, i've got to up my game, i just ordered my chick-fil-a platter. >> reporter: i just got a scarf. it's clear everybody expresses excitement in different ways.
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philadelphia police and septa police are preparing for that and hope everybody does it safely. >> reporter: the eagles nfc championship game is less than 72 hours away. fans could barely contain themselves while meeting the run be back in south philadelphia thursday evening. >> we want them to get as loud as possibly can, the whole 60 minute game. that will go a long away for us. >> reporter: showing their enthusiasm for beloved eagles has never been a problem for philadelphians. that's why officials are urging businesses to prepare for possible ruckus fans a on game day. police will be focused on the frankford and cottman intersection mayfair. an advisory was sent out to businesses surging them to
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remove trash cans and flower pots and bar owners sell alcoholic beverages in plastic containers and have surveillance cameras on and recording this weekend. septa police will beef up its presence around its stations and reminding customers they will be enforcing the open container fines over the weekend and their cameras will also be rolling in hopes that will give someone incentive to behave on sunday. reporting live at at the linc, jeanette reyes channel 6 "action news." >> one south jersey family is gassing up their rv in the hopes they will need it for minnesota. patrick muller has driven the rv to 30 out of 32 football stadium s across the nation in the last 9 years. >> reporter: that's a lot of travel. how many miles you have on this
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thing? 125,000. >> the decal says broad street which is the parade for the next super bowl champs february 6. live from chickee and pete's at 7:30 p.m. we'll have live team coverage all weekend long. sunday we'll have live reports from the link starting on "action news" weekend at 6:00 a.m. pregame coverage starts with "action news" at 5:00 p.m. we'll have live post-game reports as soon as the final whistle blows on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. we'll wrap it up with extended live eagles coverage with "action news" sports sunday. >> a high-speed chase from delaware county into south philadelphia ended with a couple behind bars, only "action news" was there when the couple was taken into custody last night.
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chester township police say he was spotted on i-95 driving a stolen hummer. an officer tried to pull him over and caused a state trooper to crash in tinicum township. the trooper was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the vehicle became stuck on csx tracks along columbus boulevard in south philadelphia. they tried to outrun officers and were arrested nearby. >> why did you do it, you put people's lives in danger? >> my life was in danger. >> come see me i'll give you a statement and tell you the truth. >> reporter: police say they discovered needle for illicit drug use inside the hummer. congress has until midnight tonight to avoid a shut down. with bitter partisan politics in play it's not sure they will make the deadline. house passed a short bill senate
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says it will not support the bill because it does not have protection for dreamers. central agencies like the post office and tsa will remain open. >> sometimes i think you have superpowers. >> reporter: point the finger all you want. >> you have a thermostat warm things up for the eagles game. >> reporter: superpowers i'm sticking with it. storm tracker 6 live double scan, showing we're dry out there, because of the superpowers. let's go on outside and show you what it looks like. a beautiful start to the day, as sky6 live hd looks live over the commodore barry bridge. we have mostly clear skies that's allowed for a beautiful sunrise this morning. get out there and enjoy that. it's cold out there as you head out early. the temperatures, 23 degrees, the dewpoint 16.
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dry air mass in place. winds light, 7-mile an hour winds, the pressure is steady. the windchill feels like 15. by afternoon you won't feel a windchill factor it will feel pretty good. satellite and radar shows we have mostly clear skies, just over the past half-hour we have a couple of clouds moving in. that allows the sunrise to look more beautiful. we'll have wall to wall sunshine. a nice stretch of weather. 8:00 a.m., cold, 25. 8:00 a.m., 34. lunchtime, 38 degrees. 3:00 p.m., 42. 6:00 p.m., 38 degrees. we have high pressure that's going to continue to shift to the east, as it does the flow around it out of the southwest that will allow the temperatures to pump up there. over the weekend we're talking a good ten degrees above average. why not go skiing they've had so
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much snow in the poconos. it's a great weekend for that. 34 degrees. tomorrow, comfortable, 43 with sunshine. sunshine clouds and sun, 42, you have fresh snow and mild temperatures for the weekend. good to boot. a lot of going on in the city this weekend. today, sunny, not as cold as yesterday, 43 for the high. tomorrow, 13 degrees above average. big women's march in the city. no problem marching, 53 degrees, sunshine. eagles game, nice weather, early on it will be mild. sunshine, more clouds in the picture than on saturday. at least partly sunny and mild. 53 degrees is the high. lots of clouds, staying dry, game time temperature, 46 degrees. not bad at all. monday, damp and cloudy, 49. i think the rain holds off until late in the day or at night.
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at any point later in the day, drizzle or a period of rain. heavy rain monday night into tuesday. looks like tuesday afternoon you may have another round of rainfall we're calling it periods of rain on tuesday. 54 for an early high, it will drop quickly in the afternoon and evening. wednesday, 42. thursday, we're dry and sunny. 40 degrees for the high around average for this time of the year. what we're not seeing in the seven-day forecast, any frigid weather which is good news for people who don't like it. nice conditions for everything going on this weekend and the big game. >> 6:41 a.m., when we come back a truck driver escapes a massive fire when the fuel on his tanker bursts into flames. >> they are not just neighbors. a man looking for his long, lost brother did not have to look far to find him. >> reporter: we're looking at
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422 eastbound side into the saint gabe's curve. if you're hopping on the expressway from 42 i'll tell you about a crash on the eastbound side when "action news" continues on this friday morning.
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blue it's beautiful. >> reporter: not so beautiful on the schuylkill expressway, up to 22 minutes quickly on the rise of the eastbound side of 76. there goes the penndot truck down the shoulder on the eastbound side heading toward an accident scene near gladwyn. there are blockages, you can see how slowly the eastbound traffic is moving. the accident just happened a few minutes ago, but already the delay is back to conshohocken on the eastbound side coming in through the accident scene by gladwyn. so you may want to start to think alternates to the schuylkill expressway eastbound like register pike, maybe use route 23, conshohocken state road or route 30 watch out there's a crash along lancaster satisfied in ardmore. speeds are dropping on i-95, 24-mile an hour on the southbound side from bridge into girard. this is the vine street expressway coming away from i-95 heading toward the schuylkill
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expressway you've got slow going, volume joining up with # 76. nearby 21st street is closing near afternoon for construction. so -- near arch for construction. disabled vehicle madson ford road by the mickey ds cleared out. we have a crash on the schuylkill expressway that well continue to watch. overturned vehicle crash jacksonville road at richard road by the u-haul dealership, stick to mearns road. there's a crash closing bursonville road. a video shows a double tanker truck exploding.
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it was hauling ten thousand gallons of gas. utah international guard extinguished the blaze. two long lost brothers used social media to connect only to find out they were living in souix false, north dakota. they need doing that their entire lives. steward new he had a brother, but he didn't have to go far to find his brother mark payne. >> almost our entire lives we were no more than two miles from each other. >> they say it was easy to reconnect dispite missing decades.
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relationship with its training center as more women testify against dr. larry nasser. we have new details, maggieen markle's gown what it looks like and who is on the guest list for the royal wedding. michael strahan and i will will get on the bike with one of our favorite instructor, alley love, we'll workout with you, matt and tam. >> my money is on you to go longer on the bike. >> money on me. yeah! >> i think michael has to get off the bike. >> he is going to pull a hammy. hammy. >> see you in a bit. >> reporter: he looked angry with you. >> you know i probably should not have said that. >> reporter: i heard bike i think that's a good idea instead
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of a car on the schuylkill expressway eastbound that travel time just climbed from 22 minutes to 56 to get from the blue route into the vine. there's a crash between gladwyn and belmont. 4 vehicles in the left alternates like ridge or 23 instead. one in newark on the southbound side of 896. getting bills, -- busy, karen. >> reporter: we've talking about a warmup, but not yet. 13 in allentown, 16 in millville. 17 degrees in atlantic city. this afternoon, terms a few degrees above average. 43 for the high. the normal high is 40. yesterday we were stuck in the 30s and gusty wind in the afternoon. this afternoon it will feel better and we'll have lots of sunshine. the warmup comes in time for the weekend. as a result a woman march,
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503 degrees, mild temperatures, 13 degrees above average. sunday, big game, 50 degrees for the high. stays mild, a few clouds in the picture, perfect for tailgaters and the big game. as eagles game day gets closer, local organizations are making friendly wages on the birds. philadelphia zoo challenged two counterparts in minnesota, the winner gets local basket of goodies. if the vikings win, minnesota congressman jason lewis gets cheese steaks. if the eagles come out on top, representative promises to send a can of hormel spam produced in the land of a thousand lakes. he claims it's a culinary delight. >> top stories, philadelphia
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police are urging businesses to be ready for ruckus fans after the game. >> reporter: parking lot on the schuylkill expressway eastbound now over an hour from the blue route into the vine because of a crash approaching belmont. head to ridge pike or 23 instead. >> reporter: it's going to be a beautiful day, cold to start,
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but the afternoon is nice, 43 for the high, sunshine, not as much wind as yesterday, you have to bundle up this morning not so much this afternoon. >> join i us on mats facebook page -- matt's facebook page, we're already up and running this morning, we'll give you our protections for the vikings and the birds.
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good morning, america. bracing for a government shutdown. the clock is ticking toward that midnight deadline. overnight the house passed a temporary bill, but the senate not sold. the race to strike a deal and what a shutdown would mean for millions of americans. flu emergency. this third grader now one of the latest victims of a deadly virus as schools close across the country. we're taking you inside one. how they're trying to stop the spread. new fallout over that gymnastics abuse scandal. team usa now cutting ties with the coaches they trusted for decades and no mercy from the judge for that doctor. as emotional athletes take the stand slamming him with their testimony. chilling new details about life inside that house where 13 children


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