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today" high stakes in the presidential race. it's the nevada caucuses for the democrats and the south carolina primary for the republicans. we'll have a preview coming up. ♪ and we know that unmistakable sound the mummers are not just for new year's day any more. we'll preview their march along main street today in our next half hour. it's going to be a warm one this is a look at center city philadelphia. the weather will cooperate for the mummers. we should get that spring feeling later today and we'll tell you how long the mild temperatures will stick around. good morning and welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachary. it's just 5:30 on your saturday morning. we're talking about the warm weather. let's get a check of that warm weather with first alert meteorologist michelle grossman. michelle you love talking about this kind of forecast. >> i'm excited.
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mostly sunny skies. it will be dry. that will change later on sunday. 60 degrees in some spots as we go throughout the day. breezy but a warm breeze. nice news on this saturday if you have anything planned outside or haven't got the kids out do it today because it's going to be very nice. here's a live look outside. waking up to dark skies. waking up to partly cloudy skies. mostly sunny skies throughout the day. we're looking at temperatures around 43 degrees in philadelphia right now. so yeah a little bit chilly. this is pretty close to our normal high. typically we come in around 45 and we're already at 43. 31 degrees in mount pocono. 39 in allentown. 40 in lancaster. 41 degrees in atlantic city. 43 in wildwood. we're going to have that breeze in place throughout the day that southwesterly flow. we're looking at winds at 14 mile-per-hour in wilmington. 15 miles per hour in dover and 17 miles per hour in wildwood. that's a good thing. that push will bring up the mild air and that's where we'll have
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that warm afternoon. planning the rest of your day by 9:00. temperatures in the 40s. low 40s. by lunch time 54. by 3:00, 59 degrees. topping out at 60 in philadelphia. mild on sunday in the middle 50s. a chilly coming back in our forecast and tracking snow and rain. sky 1230rs was over this apartment fire in burlington county new jersey. crews rescued several people from the florence toll gate apartments in florence township. medics took several people to hospital. nbc 10 was also at ground level of the scene. several crews responded to the two alarm fire. investigators said they will be looking at the cause of the fire today. and a brush fire that gave off this orange glow near homes in westville, gloucester county last night is out but it burned 2,000 acres of all the grass
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near the delaware river. you can see a wall of flames burning on undeveloped land across the philadelphia navy yard. it took crews two hours to bring the fire under control. no one was hurt and no one had to be evacuated from nearby homes. a war of words between philadelphia top prosecutor and the head of the city's police union. they are fighting over what should happen to lesean mccoy. two weeks after the bar fight still no charges. the president of the fraternal order of police says the city's top prosecutor needs to act. >> to me the more you let it simmer just put it out, don't over think the case, don't be the judge and jury. you're the d.a., arrest them. >> it's my job to get it right and not get it fast. some people clamoring i have it
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resolved one week from now. we have a lot of information to review, medical records to review, videotape, witnesses. >> police tell nbc 10 mccoy has not been questioned yet. if no charges are filed the union will file private complaints and go to the state attorney general. looks like kamille cosby will be deposed on tuesday. kamille cosby is scheduled to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit. it was filed against her husband by seven women who say he sexually assaulted them decades ago. they say cosby defamed them by branding them as liars. the comedian has denied their allegations and filed a countersuit. in montgomery county the district attorney is opposing cosby's latest efforts have the sexual assault case against him dismissed. cosby's defense has appealed a
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judge's decision to uphold the charges against his preliminary hearing march 8th. they argue cosby had an agreement with the former d.a. that he would never be charged but current district attorney asked the court not to they are appeal before trial. cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a temple university employee back in 2004. decision 2016. it's primary day for republicans in south carolina and caucus day for democrats in nevada. in nevada bernie sanders and hillary clinton are running neck and neck and they both stumped for votes to the very last minute last night. hillary clinton host ad get out the caucus vote rally in las vegas. her husband, former president bill clinton and their daughter chelsea asked support towers caucus for hillary today. clinton's campaign is looking to minorities and unions to give her an edge. earlier in the evening bernie sanders held a future to believe in rally and concert in
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henderson, nevada. the vermont senator greeted supporters and posed for photos. he said his campaign is gaining steam and confident he'll win today's caucus. in south carolina five of the six republican candidates put in a final dave campaigning before today's primary. ben carson held no public events. jeb bush brought in his mother to help get out the final vote. and marco rubio stumped for votes with help from former south carolina governor nikki haley. donald trump still leads the gop field in south carolina but the latest nbc news "wall street journal" poll shows his lead on senator ted cruz has shrunk to five percentage point. >> the mummers are marching down main street. drew smith is the live with a preview for us. >> reporter: 2016 has been controversial so far for the mummers but they are hoping to turn it around today. let's talk to the businesses here as well who are excited for
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them to be here. that's next.
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welcome back. it's 5:39. a cyclone with winds of more than 180 miles per hour now over the pacific island nation of fiji. officials put a public curfew into effect and evacuation centers are now open. all international flights have been cancelled. there are reports of some damage to homes, but no injuries. much quieter back at home. we're looking at a really nice day. lots of sunshine. breezy but warm and temperatures near 60 degrees. still dark outside. we'll see mostly cloudy skies but those clouds will clear away. a live look outside from our cape may camera. temperatures in the low 40s at the beaches into the 60s later on this afternoon. right now waking up 19 degrees warmer than 24 hours ago. 22 degrees warmer in allentown.
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and 23 degrees warmer interesting lancaster. big time difference as you wake up this morning compared to friday morning and you'll feel that change as you step out this morning. enjoy it because we'll continue to warm from there. right now temperatures across the region in the upper 30s to low 40s. 43 in philadelphia. 41 in trenton. 41 kennet square. 40 degrees in coatesville. low 40s to the south and east along the beaches. 42 in wood bind, new jersey. 41 at the atlantic city airport. breezy, looking at winds ten to 20 miles per hour. gusting a little closer to 25. be prepared for that. otherwise warm and breezy day. mostly sunny. 58 to 61. enjoy that. another mild day on sunday. but then we bring in rain possibly some snow sunday into monday. looks good. thank you. just weeks after a controversial
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new year's day parade the mummers will be strutting down main street in manayunk today. drew smith is there to tell us about today's event and why this is a chance of redemption of sorts for the organization. drew? >> reporter: good morning. this all started here as a way to fundraise for the mummers tradition. today there will be another meaning to this, an effort to restore the public perception of the mummers by showcasing a family friendly event. 17 string bands will begin their mile long march. the atmosphere of this event is different than the new year's day event. there's a zero tolerance policy for public drinking. they created events for kids and adults and businesses on manayunk's main street say this is a good boost for the mummers and the neighborhood. >> we're celebrating our one year anniversary as a store in this location so kind of doubling with the mummers parade which should be fun.
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>> good for shopping and restaurants. >> reporter: bars and restaurants will have some additional shows into the evening. congressman bob brady is here and is the grand marshal. he say it's important to support the mummers. live on main street in manayunk, i'm drew smith, nbc 10 news. >> now how close were the six towers trading okafur. the flyers getting roughed up in montreal. can they beat the canadiens? that's ahead in sports. since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood with expert eye care.
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news from overseas, great britain will stay with the european union for now. british prime minister david cameron brokered a deal with temp u in brussels. it allows britain and several other nations to stay as members
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even though they do not use euro currency. the agreement gives national parliament more of a say in decision-making. cameron called the deal fair. british voters could decide this summer if their nation will remain in the eu. new jersey taxpayers have paid more than $10 million for legal services connected to the bridgegate scandal. invoices show as chris christie's administration spend $2.3 million on a digit forensics firm. and two former chris christie allies are accused of orchestrating the closure of access lanes to the george washington bridge back in december of 2013. it was allegedly to punish a local mayor for not endorsing chris christie' re-election bid. there's relief and excitement for thousands of workers in delaware. dow and dupont announced corporate headquarters of a spin off will lob indicated in the
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first state after the companies merge. the large agricultural products division will be headquartered at dupont's current home base west of wilmington. work will continue at dupont facilities in newark and north wilmington. >> i think in all honesty dupont would be, as far as i'm concerned a traitor. >> it took a couple of changes and tax incentives. the companies have not offered any projections about how many workers will be ultimately needed in delaware. some signs of life in the stock market and the nation's biggest retailer has a stumble. cnbc's michelle caruso-cabrera takes a look back at the week in business. >> reporter: 2016 hasn't exactly been a banner for stocks but the u.s. market showed some signs of life including the first three day win streak for stocks and first time since 2011 that the s&p 500 gained 1% or more for
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three consecutive days. and retail giant walmart did report better than expected earnings for its latest quarter but cut its sales forecast for the coming year due to negative influence of a strong u.s. dollar. apple is squaring off against the u.s. government in what is likely to be a long hard fought battle. the fbi wants apple to help it crack the encryption on an iphone used by one of the perpetrators in the san bernardino shooting. apple is resifgt. speculation about yahoo!'s future continues. the board formed an independent committee to explore strategic alternatives. movie studios may be rethinking the big budget blockbuster . this after "deadpool" set a president day weekend record with $150 million in ticket sales. i'm michelle caruso-cabrera. get all your business news on cnbc. tax season. so do you plan to send your
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refund or save it? a new survey shows nearly 50% of people will keep their money. that's the highest percentage in the survey's history. most they will pay down debt or use the money for every day expenses. good idea to spend your money outdoors because you're looking at a nice one. mostly sunny skies. temperatures in the 60s. mild today and mild once again on sunday. enjoy that before changes come in. near 60. tomorrow upper 50s. we're tracking a that will come in late sunday bringing mainly rain and some wet snow in some spots. we'll track that for you in just a bit tracking potential for a nor'easter next week. 43 degrees in philadelphia. winds out of the south-southwest at 10 miles per hour. much warmer compared to this
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time yesterday. to the north and west mainly in the upper 30s to low 40s. 41 in reading. 39 in allentown. 43 degrees in philadelphia. south and east mainly looking at the low 40s, 42 in glassboro, 41 in atlantic city and 43 in dover, delaware. that's your mild start. chilly in the 40s. typically we come in at 45 for a high this year. 24 hour temperature change, 19 degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday. 22 degrees warmer in allentown. 23 degrees warmer in lancaster. and 22 degrees warmer in atlantic city. big time change. maybe you're out jogging not frigidly cold this morning. we're still dark at this hour. looking at mostly sunny skies mild air working in. there's that southwesterly flow bringing in the warm air. enjoy it today and also on sunday. it will be breezy with winds gust to neing to near 25 miles
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hour. 15 miles per hour in dover. up to 17 miles per hour in wildwood and 10 miles per hour in philadelphia. but, again, go gust higher than that throughout the afternoon. future weather high pressure in control. bringing us sunshine. bringing us breezy conditions. bringing us warm conditions. enjoy all three of those today. tonight pretty quiet four saturday evening plans. temperatures dropping back to upper 30s to low 40s. sunday start out with sunshine but bringing in more clouds. by the afternoon mostly cloudy by 4:00 and notice rain on our screen. as we head throughout the overnight hours and again it will be mainly on the light side. we could see some wet snow mixing to the north and west. we'll continue to watch that. sunday night inmonday morning. looking at light potential. out of here by early monday. highs across the region looking at 50s to the north and west. 56 in quakertown. then 59 in trenton. 57 this afternoon in doylestown. temperatures in the mid-to-upper
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50s, 59 in vineland. in the city topping out at 50 degrees, 5 as a high in voorhees. another mild one on sunday. late showers coming in, even wet snow north and west into your monday morning. mostly cloudy on monday high pressure back control, 48 degrees. tuesday mostly cloudy. chance of a rain/snow mix late in the day. wednesday potential for impact of that nor'easter into thursday morning. friday mostly sunny windy. the flyers with a canadian back-to-back last night of course in montrealing tonight in toronto and last night this is a tough loss. let's take a look against the canadiens. look at this pretty pass. a 14 game point streak. longest by an nhl defenseman in 19 years. we're tied at two. claude drew, can't finish.
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gets a big elbow. no penalty. it was crazy. canadiens put pressure onto flyers. but the puck is kept out of the net. it goes the other way. stone. just exhausting three on three overtime. flyers in the shoot out. they would go on to lose 3-2. the sixers backed out of trading center okafor to the celtics according to the "boston herald." danny ames said the team backed out. nets first-round pick would have been in the deal. last night in new orleans drew holiday alley-oops all over the place. anthony dwafs the avis with the. then alonzo gee. ending the first half sixers with a buzzer beater. then a catch and shoot.
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that's some sauce right there. sixers down 16 at the half. kendall marshall. first three-pointer in a month for him. sixers cut the lead one. but it is not enough. sixers lose to the pelicans 121-114. yesterday was day two of work outs for philly pitchers and catchers in clearwater. take a look at this fractured thumb of one young pitcher. he hurt it eight days ago doing bunting drills. eagles vice president says the birds would like to get a deal done with quarterback sam bradford. >> we've all been clear we like sam and want him back. it goes between all of us and whether we can figure something out that makes sense on both sides. >> how about carly loyd. the u.s. women qualify for the
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rio summer olympics. you can see all of that right here on nbc 10. have yourselves a great weekend, everybody.
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it is 5:56. happening today fans have only a few more chance to see the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus elephants perform. three shows today and three shows tomorrow at the wells fargo center. now after tour the elephants will retire to the ringling brothers center for elephant conservation in florida. you can also stop by the comcast center today for a free showing of the movie minions. free popcorn there thanks to the market and shops. it's byob. the show starts at 1:00. today in montgomery county you can see animals from dogs and cats to alpacas and reptile. second day of the greater friendly pet expo.
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the weekend long event includes adoption service, petting zoo and demonstrations like dog relay races. if you're looking for a new forever friend check out delaware's newest animal shelter this weekend. the brandywine valley spca will open its new facility in new castle. it reunites lost pets with their owners. it is 5:57 on your saturday morning. manayunk is gearing up for the muslimers. drew smith is live with a pry view of today's mardi gras parade. >> reporter: organizers are expecting this to be a smooth event that is welcoming in for a lot of families today. we'll tell you what they are planning. >> what a perfect day. warm temperatures by this afternoon. 60 degrees. going to feel like spring.
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live look outside. we'll see winds moving today with breezy conditions around 20 miles per hour at times and got some higher than that. mostly sunny. breezy and mild once again on sunday before changes come in. we'll talk to you about that coming up.
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♪ and today the mummers will once again hit the streets this time in manayunk. why organizers say this event will be different from the new year's day parade and controversy free. a live report is straight ahead. and brush fire battle. crews in gloucester county take anthony wall of flames. we'll explain how they took control after several hours. the race for the white house. today democrats face-off in nevada while republicans battle in south carolina. we'll break down the big day for decision 2016 for you. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachary. it's just 6:00 a.m. on saturday. it's going to be a warm one. i can say that with true confidence. meteorologist michelle grossman has been talking about how warm it's going to get. >> going to be really nice. in the 60s in some

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