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this is a clipper system, so it dropped down from canada, spinning around chicago. not a lot of moisture but moving in as we go into tomorrow. so we're going to keep the rain and snow in the forecast. especially in the morning hours. a look locally though. right now, we are nice and dry, we have the clouds around. if you have the friday night plans don't worry about rain or snow. it's not going to get here until saturday morning. now we look at center city, a live look from the adventure aquarium in camden, overcast skies, otherwise cloudy and windy and chilly so it will stay like that the rest of this evening. a look of at future weather. by tomorrow morning there you see it. it's here, some rain and snow across the area. coming up a look at the timing through the west rest of your saturday. how much we may expect and even colder temperatures going into sunday. all right. maybe you heard the national champs threw a victory parade in
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philadelphia. take a look. >> everybody get your v's up. thank you, philadelphia. we love you. 2016 ncaa champions. >> look at the huge crowd that flocked to center city to celebrate. the players thanking fans for their support all season. kris jenkins who hit the game-winning buzzer beater also had a lesson for everyone out there. >> whenever you think you can't shoot, let it fly. >> i'm in practicing that shot. it was a fitting end to the championship run. nbc 10 had crews all along the route to help you experience every step of the way. >> including keith jones, he was up close for all of the excitement. he joins us with an insider view. keith. >> reporter: as a villanova alum i was absolutely thrilled. i was up close and personal with the double-decker bus down market street.
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thousands of people on ever side. i talked to the players, to the coaches. here's what they said it was like to be on that bus. >> it was just mind blowing, and i think we're all still walking on air right now. >> this is definitely surpasses my expectation. this is great. >> the phillies won in '08. i support every philadelphia team and to be part of one, part of a parade of this magnitude, it's unbelievable. >> senior ryan arcidiacono who dished it for the win said he was the recipient of a pass. >> there was kids throwing me beers. i couldn't drink them. i had to hand them off. that was probably the funniest. i was like i couldn't. i couldn't do it. >> one word used overwhelming, junior kris jenkins. >> i didn't expect this many people to show up. when they got the turnout it
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did, it was humbling. >> in fact, so many turned out they had to change the parade route. >> they said it was too dangerous to go out. >> it's hard to say a dream come true because you never dream of this. i was -- i think all of us were shocked you know, as the parade grew down market street we were in amazement of the crowd. >> reporter: back live now, stragglers in the shadow of city hall here at dilworth park. they are still cleaning up as far as i heard no major incidents to report but i can definitely tell you that villanova fans, alums, they are going to have a good time tonight. a lot of them are still out here showing their love for the team. live in dilworth park, keith jones, "nbc 10 news." >> love his big smile all day. lauren mayk was also out among the crowds. for a lot of people this is an excuse to start the weekend early, right?
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>> reporter: yeah. they may need to just rest. people had all kinds of reasons, students, alums, philly fans, so excited for a championship team. but they all came together for a day to remember. >> nova. >> this was the day nova nation took over philadelphia. and this crowd loved it. this was the parade for the whole city, the whole philly region. it's a memory-making day for kids who remember the special trip to city hall, something special enough your parents said it's okay to skip class. >> season ticket holders my kids go to so many games. >> aren't they supposed to be in zmool. >> we're not talking about that. >> michael remembers being here for the championship parade in '85. now his kids carry on the tradition. >> are you excited? >> yes! >> so there are new fans.
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>> we don't get many championship parades so you got to take advantage of it. >> and long time wildcats. >> we got married at the chapel at villanova. >> soaking it all in. >> villanova all the way. >> the players they cheered on are today's stars. but the memories could last a lifetime. >> reporter: you know, there were a lot of photos being taken today, a lot of cell phones up capturing moments. but it was really amazing to watch the kids' faces. a lot of them don't have cell phones so they were just watching everything. taking it all in. live in center city, lauren mayk, "nbc 10 news." snapshots in their mind's eye. sky force 10 was above villanova station where students and staff were out in full force this morning. there were no classes today. so big crowd gathered to wait for the train to take them all
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in to center city for the parade. nbc 10's matt delucia has been up there seems like forhours now monitoring traffic. >> tell us what you can see from above? >> reporter: we had quite a bit of sunlight out here a while ago and it -- what a perfect day for the parade. let's give you a view down there on the ground. this is right over here where the stage was, over at dilworth park. a lot of people have cleared out. you have most of the people that you see down there now leaving from work. and you got 15th street here, right at market street. this was all shut down during the parade. so this just reopened in the past hour. we saw a lot of the street sweeping vehicles, they were hosing down the street. you can see they have done a pretty good job but just over to the top portion of the screen you see they are still in the process of moving some of those ba barricades so there is a closure there. two lanes appear to be getting
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by. so it does appear to be a normal rush hour, on a friday evening. people were very anxious about getting home from work, especially in light of all of the people we saw down there, thousands and thousands of people packed within the city hall area. trying to watch this parade. and fortunately, everyone has cleared out. people are getting to their cars, getting through the streets and getting to where they need to go. because this area was shut down for a while. it has reopened and now of course they clean up but people are able to get where they need to go. matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> for more sights and sounds from today's victory parade go to nbc10.com and the nbc 10 app. it's all there. >> right now at 5:00, a mangled mess is all that's left of this car that crashed into a building in south philadelphia. tonight we know two people inside that car were killed. nbc 10 has obtained this dash cam video showing the crash as it happened. right now police are trying to
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figure out what caused that driver to lose control. brandon hudson has been following the investigation. he joins us with the latest. what can you tell us? >> reporter: we came here to get the latest on this crash. last hour i told you news of the crash in that area is not surprising. when i called the company that owned the building a spokesman told me this is not the first time someone crashed their car on their property. unfortunately, this time two people lost their lives. it's video that is tough to watch but hard to turn away from. a car swerving through lanes early in the morning before the driver crashes, and kills two back seat passengers. kim was in shock when he shared this video with nbc 10. >> the car was head on, it hit the building and kind of flipped over and then landed like that. >> a construction crew was at the scene in the daylight hours. they were fixing the wall where the car smashed on christopher
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columbus boulevard. philadelphia police say the two passengers who died were not wearing seat belts. we found out one of the passengers is ben jimmy, a 23-year-old from upper darby, the other passenger is not identified at this time. the driver in front seat passenger went to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries. >> started like racing. >> he was going home when he saw the erratic driving. so he followed and it turned into a day he won't soon forget. >> i left the light and he like cut me off. >> police say no one is facing charges at this time. live in brewery town, brandon hudson, "nbc 10 news." jury deliberations will continue in the case of two philadelphia police officers charged with beating a man. jurors were sent home for the weekend. officers allegedly beat a man they pulled over during a 2013 traffic stop. prosecutors say rivera was
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attacked by the officers for no reason after he was mistaken for a drug courier. prosecutors say surveillance video found by rivera's girlfriend allegedly shows the officers beating rivera. the officers deny the charge saying rivera attacked them when they pulled him over for running a stop sign. rivera died last year after getting hurt in a street fight. >> we have learned that philadelphia historical commission voted unanimously this afternoon to deny historic recognition to the white house murdered mob boss bruno lived. his daughter tried to get the house certified as a place of historic significance. you may know that bruno was shot and killed outside the house in the 900 block of schneider avenue back in 1980. high school students caught drinking under age. that's not the only reason people are outraged about this photo. tonight, new fallout over this
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in decision 2016 a new poll finds more than half of americans have a negative opinion of democratic
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front-runner hillary clinton. now while 55% may seem high just yesterday you may recall we told you that republican donald trump's unfavorable ratings are at an unprecedented 69%. in the meantime, clinton and her democratic opponent bernie sanders appear to be trying to bury the hatchet for now. >> on the gop side ted cruz is going to colorado to make a rare pitch this weekend. >> reporter: unless you are a hard core republican insider you probably never heard of the people on this colorado stage. >> i want to represent you as undecided or undeclared but i do stand with ted cruz. >> reporter: the ted cruz campaign knows these would be delegates could be the key to stopping donald trump. >> you're doing a good job. >> reporter: and trumping the front-runner for unpledged delegates who can side with any candidate at the convention in july, winning over loose delegates is john kasich's only
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hope. >> go in with as many as we can. >> reporter: trump's looming delegate problem, he hired an adviser to campaigns back to ronald reagan. republicans battle over delegates, democrats hillary clinton and bernie sanders backed off in their fight over who is qualified to be the nominee. >> on her worst day she will be -- she would be an infin natalie better president than either of the republican candidate kansas. >> she is qualified. >> of course. >> still clinton is not exactly letting it drop. >> seriously i have been called a lot of things over the years but unqualified is not one of them. >> reporter: though there are no primary votes next week there is still the potential for game changing drama. brian mooar, "nbc 10 news", washington. >> american airlines will resume flying from philadelphia to brussels on june 14. the airline suspended those flights after last month's terrorist attack which killed 32
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people. the terrorist group isis took responsibility. today belgian authorities announced the arrest of the so called man in the hat believed to be the third attacker seen walking through the airport. police say he was also involved in the november paris attacks. back at home we're getting a first look at what a new veterans memorial will look like in lehigh county. so far that memorial has received $15,000 in donations but it will cost at least $45,000 to build. engraved bricks are on sale for the site. the memorial will not be completed until may of next year. and this now, anonymous donor delivered a $1 million check in honor of the late attorney general beau biden. a chair to honor the tribute today. the institute ofs in national education say the money will be used to rescue one student a year who is danger in their own
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country. >> unwavering commitment to safeguarding the most vulnerable among us. >> students who relate to beau biden's life and service will get preference. >> an update on what went wrong with the first uterus transplant. an infection found in the patient's system compromised the blood supply. it was last month the patient identified as lindsay developed serious complications and had to have it removed. they will continue to look at the data and make necessary changes. in new jersey women might soon be able to treat menstrual cramps with medical marijuana. a bill was introduced. they say denying women the treatment fails to recognize the impact cramping can have on wellness and productivity. under current law marijuana is approved to treat conditions
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like multiple sclerosis and terminal cancer. well, a cold and windy day but at least we don't have the snow yet. we will have it tomorrow for part of the area. the clouds are here now. they are going to stay around tonight and tomorrow we will bring rain-snow mix through the area and some of you could be seeing snow. that would be wet snow too. i'll show you the timing in a second after all of that leaves. we go into sunday morning and freezing temperatures return. we're talking about 20s sunday morning with the freeze watch for much of the area right now. monday that is the phillies' home opener and we'll start to get milder. mid-40s through the lehigh valley. 50 in philadelphia. 47 in trenton. around 50 degrees for much of new jersey and delaware and winds are still gusting near 30 miles an hour. it's all ahead of this system. it's not a very impressive system. it's a clipper system around chicago with rain and snow.
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but as far as heavy precipitation we're not seeing too much. it will move in to start your weekend. in the meantime we're going to stay dry as we go into tonight. so this is future weather as we go overnight temperatures drop into the 30s, it's going to get colder tonight. then tomorrow morning here you see it by 8:00 a.m., and the computer models have been consistent on the timing of this. and pretty much on the placement of the rain and snow. so by 8:00 in the morning we could see a rain-snow mix around philadelphia through parts of new castle county. rain likely in new jersey and delaware. temperatures there should be around 40 degrees. north and west of philadelphia we should be seeing mostly snow. or maybe a rain-snow mix. but temperatures will be in the 30s in spots. 10:00 a.m. we're still seeing this move through. and we have to watch the timing closely because if it moves in early enough the temperatures could be a little bit colder and we could start to see sticking, mostly i don't think we will. by 2:00 in the afternoon a rain-snow mix continuing, temperatures above freezing,
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then saturday night and it all clears out. then we get colder as we go into sunday morning. 7:00 a.m. in the 20s, areas that see heavier pockets of precip could be seeing freezing as we go into sunday morning. maybe some icy conditions so we'll have to watch that closely too. for the snow forecast, mostly it will be grassy accumulation. it will be a wet snow, so the chances of it sticking on the roads, they are going to be pretty small but there is a chance some of this could stick on the roadways early. the grassy accumulation is going to be the best bet here. south jersey and delaware, mainly rain for these areas. the warmest temperatures across the area. then we go through philadelphia, new castle county up to trenton. maybe an inch or less. it's going to mix with rain so hard to accumulate especially falling right in the middle of the day. lehigh valley, poconos, possibly 1 to 2 inches. we'll have to watch those temperatures closely. either way we're going to see a rain-snow mix tomorrow. tonight cloudy and cold, dry, 38 for the low in philadelphia, 32
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areas north and west, and then we see the rain and snow move in tomorrow morning. it's going to be a windy day. winds gusting up to 30 miles an hour. windy and cold, now the high temperature through the day will be later in the day, not in the morning when the rain and snow gets here but parts of new jersey and delaware we could be in the low 40s. so highs tomorrow right around 40 degrees. and we go into sunday. 49 but windy and cold, we start with temperatures in the 20s. phillies' home opener monday. >> thanks. next, a new guide on love, sex and marriage courtesy of pope francis. what it means for catholics and how they respond to questions of morality. you heard of swimming with the sharks, if you're not brave enough the aquarium has an alternative. see if you are brave enough to take a walk on the wild side. vo: president obama endorses
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a day of just eat, eat, eat. live entertainment, festival kicks off at 11:00 in the morning. >> yum. a new exhibit debuted at the aquarium in camden. this is the new shark bridge. nbc 10 got a peek at how close visitors will be if they dare to get close to the sharks. >> this is a suspended rope bridge so they are under you. there is no glass that's covering the top of the exhibit so all of the guests are walking over the sharks. you can see the sharks. we have about 30 sharks in this exhibit. >> it's a rope bridge. >> how thick is that rope? >> i can't wait to see this. log on to nbc10.com for a link to the website and full information on the new shark bridge. >> you don't want to be that bait there. no. an injured bear cub is on the mend after firefighters rescued this guy from a florida brush fire. the firefighters nicknamed the
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guy smoky jr. crews were battling a 22-acre fire. firefighters say no sign of smoky junior's mom. florida's fish and wildlife commission is now taking care of little smoky. cute. science experiment in england prompted an all-out search for an important piece of the project. >> they attach add stuffed animal to a helium balloon. this was the perspective as sam the dog flew high above the school and into the clouds. he even reached the earth's atmosphere and then trouble. the balloon popped. everything fell back to earth but they haven't been able to locate sam. they are working to try to figure out where he may be. they are asking residents to keep an eye out for the mascot and to return it if they find it. cute. looks so peaceful up there. next at 5:00, celebrating our national champions. >> nova. nova.
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nova. thank you, philadelphia. >> fans flooded the streets to celebrate villanova's victory but how did they all get out? we'll have an update next. then all new at 6, the contaminants the epa uncovered testing the water at a local elementary school.
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right now at 5:29:58, a sunny cool start to the weekend. but big changes on the way. >> nbc 10 is tracking snow, first alert radar shows it moving in from the west and when i say nbc 10 i mean meteorologist sheena parveen is tracking snow. she is here with a closer look at the timing. >> it's going to be here to start the weekend. it's not unusual to see something like this this time of the year, if the it's cold enough. and if we have a small clipper system like the one you're seeing on the radar. that's all still very far away around chicago, locally we are dry but that rain and snow, it's heading in this direction. it's not going to be here tonight so friday night looks good. it's chilly around 50 degrees and a pretty strong wind. still gusting near 30 miles an hour. it's going to stay windy and chilly as we go through the next few hours and the wind will diminish overnight. picking back up again tomorrow though. this is future weather, tonight we drop down in the 30s, by tomorrow morning. then we go into your saturday
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morning, 9:00 a.m., already seeing the approach of this system. some snow north and west of philadelphia, rain, most likely through south jersey and parts of delaware because temperatures there will be warmer. we'll watch the timing of this closely. if it moves in early enough we do have areas through the lehigh valley that could be freezing so any snow falling would have a better chance of sticking. mostly, though, any accumulation will be on grassy surfaces and the chance of it sticking would be a little less likely. so coming up i'll show you through the rest of the afternoon for saturday. it's going to last for a while for saturday and colder as we go into sunday. details straight ahead. an amazing end to an amazing season. nova nation was out in full force in center city for the celebration. people from across the area and beyond filled market street for this victory parade in honor of
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the villanova wildcats 2016 college basketball champions. >> today, everybody in philadelphia is a part of the nova nation. >> we're going out as national champions and thank you for everything. we love you guys. go cats. >> villanova canceled classes today so students and staff could celebrate. by the looks of the crowd that's what most of them did. this was the view from sky force 10 earlier this afternoon. a university official told nbc 10's keith jones at least 100,000 people packed into center city for today's victory parade. >> that's so great because how'd they all get home though? tim furlong tried to fit them all in storm force 10 and it didn't work. they headed to trains and buses instead. >> reporter: starting to worry about my own commute. you saw what it looked like from the sky and the ground. but as we take a walk east on
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market street toward city hall, everything looks like a normal friday night at this point. but septa telling me the bus detours are lifted. all in all normal friday night commuters are doing okay. take a look. a while ago in suburban station, this is where most of the riders get back to the suburbs. it was crowded, more than unusual. septa hasn't tallied but they know they presold about 2,000 more tickets than they would on a normal friday. many of the people are already back out of the city. some of them are staying. maybe have dinner and avoid the crowd heading home later. commuters who do this every day they tell me the parade isn't really slowing down the commute home tonight. >> no problem getting in, so far no problem getting out. i think because everybody got out, seems normal. >> not too bad. >> no. great day. >> hasn't been bad so far. seems like septa got their act together. a lot of people coming in and
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going out. >> reporter: yeah, looks like everybody is happy going in and out, the chief tells me his hunch is a lot of people who work in center city came out to see the parade and maybe they didn't go back to work. cut out early to try to beat the crowds out. we see a villanova fan walk by. we have not seen -- it was a great parade, thank you for watching. hopefully on nbc 10. it was a good day here. a lot of the people and the villanova stuff i think they split. i think most are heading home which is what i'm going to try to do now too, getting back to delaware okay getting out of here. back to you guys. >> good luck to you. >> look up in the sky. maybe matt delucia can give you a ride. >> that would be nice. >> where is mattie? >> keep looking. >> thanks, tim. now while some fans watched the celebration from the crowded streets, others gathered inside. we found a crowd watching on the super size screens inside the lobby of the comcast center. and we would love for you to show us how you celebrated
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nova's national championship. send us your pictures or videos to nbc 10 on facebook, twitter or the nbc 10 app. 5:00, it is pay day in cash strapped atlantic city and it's the last one for 28 days workers are going to feel the pinch all month long on a new payroll cycle helping the city stay afloat in the midst of its financial crisis. police, fire and sanitation workers among those who voted on the measure which allows the city to delay its next payroll cycle until may 6. by then the mayor says property tax revenue will be available. >> we have to make every penny count right now. we cannot be wasteful at all. getting paid 28 days from now is going to be difficult. >> governor christie called yesterday's modified economic rescue bill for atlantic city by assembly speaker a union protection bill and a disgrace. those were his words, it leaves a state takeover off the table
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and could be voted on as early as monday. >> senator chris coons with habitat for humanity to build this home. the federal home loan bank of pittsburgh issued a $400,000 grant for the affordable home project in dover that will go toward building eight new homes. >> in general across the country and here in dover we continue to have a need for affordable housing, particularly for working families. >> to be able to have something i can call my own and my children can call their own. >> this home is the 48th for central delaware's habitat for humanity. apartments are going up in camden county. there has been nothing on the 35 acres since the mart was demolished. a 250 unit apartment complex will be built. camden county just closed the deal which is worth more than $6 million retail outlets are also
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>> it's been a busy week for politics. both showed the importance of religion in their campaigns. nbc 10's aundrea cline-thomas has our story. >> the ame church is celebrating its anniversary where it all began, mother bethel and society hill. the church is founded on social justice and a call to action. a principle it continues to practice today. >> your faith and politics are the same thing. so we can't preach to people about going to heaven and you know while they are living in
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hell. >> no sflas president bill clinton addressed clergy and parishioners on thursday. >> for him to come yesterday was more like -- i guess solidifying the relationship that president clinton has with the african methodist episcopal church. >> unlast past elections it's playing a key role in the fight for the democratic nomination. earlier this week hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigns set up offices in the city. the candidates were also in town to rally union leaders to college students. >> my campaign is about breaking down all of the barriers holding working families back. >> i'm very excited that in rallies like this we're bringing out a lot of young people. >> the candidates are appealing to their base as far as the ame church is concerned it's embracing the position it's playing in this hotly contested election process. >> we don't endorse candidates from the pulpit but that does
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not mean we're not part of the political process. >> in society hill, aundrea cline-thomas, "nbc 10 news." >> next at 5, a new report highlights the increasing burden of student loan debt. and sheena is tracking snow. >> yes, dare we say snow. we have rain and snow in the forecast as we go into your weekend. coming up i'll show you the timing and some colder temperatures to follow. all new on "nbc 10 news" at 6, accused of using taxpayer money for security detail. a judge's decision on the lawsuit against new jersey governor chris christie. vo: president obama endorses
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katie mcginty for u.s. senate, calling her "a champion for working families." the 9th of 10 kids, her dad's union pension and social security made all the difference. in pennsylvania, mcginty helped implement obamacare and expand coverage. trump and toomey have attacked obamacare and social security. to fight back, president obama wants mcginty in the senate to protect women, families and seniors. vote in the democratic primary, april 26th. mcginty: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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now to the fallout from this picture of students playing a
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game called jews versus nazis beer pong. we brought you this last night at 11:00. today we learned that police are investigating the picture which was shared on snapchat. >> brian thompson has their reaction. >> i was so disgusted. >> jamaica disgusted by this picture of a house party, students placing cups in the shape after swastika and a star of david for a beer pong drinking game or jews versus nazis. here with her mom says some of the students begged her to take it down from her blog post. >> i'm not going to lie, i considered doing so because i know these kids. and i didn't want to cause myself any problems at school. but i couldn't bring myself to do it. i felt it was the right thing to leave it up. >> princeton high is one of the top schools in the state. some jewish students telling me they weren't so offended.
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>> there is a big difference between being a nazi or anti-semitic on purpose and just being stupid and drunk in a basement. >> classmates tell me some of the students in this picture are jewish and helped set up the game, while others left the party, one jewish parent is outraged. >> they think it's offensive to humanity. >> the superintendent in a statement says quote i am deeply upset some of our students chose to engage in a drinking game with clearly anti-semitic overtones and broadcast their behavior over social media. beyond the symbolism there is also the underage drinking. >> my hope is that parents stop saying boys will be boys and stop saying it's a rite of passage. >> reporter: whether the students in the picture are disciplined or not is not clear. but we are told that the school administration is talking with them individually as well as with their parents. in princeton, brian thomson,
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"nbc 10 news." >> a problem for millions of americans, student loan debt nearly half of those who owe aren't paying at all according to "the wall street journal." 43% of those with student loans are not making payments, the obama administration has introduced a so-called revised pay as you earn plan that caps payments at 10% of the income and each forgives remaining debt after payments are made for 20 years. but the agencies that collect and apply payments have been overwhelmed by the volume in applications. >> it really is absolutely about service or accountability, making sure that borrowers know their options, and that the servicer is helping to guide borrowers into the right repayment plan that is good for them in their situation. >> while that 43% figure may seem high it actually is a slight improvement from last year. the nonpayment rate then was 46%. something we don't usually hear. it will soon be less expensive
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to mail that letter. the price of stamps is going down. a regular stamp will cost 47 down from 49 cents. international letters go down 5 cents and a post card will be a penny cheaper at 34 cents. well, chilly and windy outside now. but tomorrow it's going to be different. we have rain and snow in the forecast, right now center city seeing the clouds around and those will hang around overnight. then tomorrow they will bring those rain and snow showers through the area. then freezing temperatures come in behind that. we'll see temperatures in the 20s by sunday morning, and then we're talking about the phillies' home opener monday, temperatures will be milder. so at least that's good news. i'll show you these forecasts in a minute. right now for tonight, we'll be dropping down into the 40s, low 40s by 11:00 p.m. then we'll be in the 30s by tomorrow morning. that's the time when this clipper system, this rain and
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snow, is going to start to move into the area. currently it's around chicago, and the great lakes, locally though, we're dry. we're going to stay dry as we go through friday evening. you don't have to worry about this rain or snow. but by tomorrow morning we need to worry about part of the area. there's not a lot of moisture with it and as it moves through it's not going to get very heavy but we'll be watching it closely. the clouds around. future weather as we go through tonight. clouds increase, temperatures drop down in the 30s by tomorrow morning and then you see by 8:00 in the morning some rain and snow across the area. the best chance of rain will be in new jersey and most of delaware where temperatures will be in the 40s, but some spots like new castle county at least around the wilmington area through philadelphia and north and west we could see a rain-snow mix. we'll have to watch the timing because through the lehigh valley temperatures could be close to freezing. if this moves in at that time which wouldn't be too much earlier than 8:00 a.m. we could see some of it sticking. the chances will be small and the best accumulation will be on
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grassy surfaces. 11:00 tomorrow morning we're still seeing the system across the area. still looking at snow north and west, rain through new jersey and delaware, still a wintry mix as we go into the early afternoon. then we go into saturday night, finally it all clears out but we get a lot colder sunday morning, temperatures in the 20s, we have a freeze watch out for most of the area again because of the cold temperatures, if you have sensitive plants cover them or bring them inside if you can. snow forecast keep in mind mainly grassy accumulations but there is a chance it could stick early on to roads, mostly melting, though, so at least that's good. especially falling right during the day. main through south jersey and delaware, possibly an inch or less around the philadelphia area. wet snow though. through the lehigh valley and the poconos possibly 1 to 2 inches. more on this as we go later into tonight. for tonight cloudy and cold, 3 tate low in philadelphia, near freezing north and west. tomorrow the rain and snow showers move in, a windy day, winds gusting near 30 miles an
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hour, temperatures reaching the upper 30s to low 40s so you see they are well above freezing when this is also falling so it's going to cause it to be harder to accumulate. sunday sunny around 60 for the phillies' home opener on monday. let's go to lester holt who is out in los angeles today. >> good earning. what's coming up on nightly news? >> hi, jim and tracy. for us details on the homeless teen suspected in the murder of a university of texas student and how he was caught. we'll tell you about the law that has caused bruce springsteen to cancel a performance in north carolina and why companies are willing to pay employees to get a good night's sleep. we'll tell you more when we see you coming up at 6:30. we'll send it back to you now. >> sounds good. thanks. see you at 6:30. the blue cross broad street run, the lottery may be over but you have a final chance to run the 10 miles down broad street. no excuses, tracy. i guess you won't qualify for
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it like the medical condition that it is. >> pope francis release add new documenten 0 family life. it provides a road map for the catholic church dealing with society. there is no major change but a shift in approach. >> the 260 page document the joy of love, in it the cope calls for a more merciful and loving church. urging compassion for imperfect catholics. >> no one can be condemned forever, he says. that is not the logic of the gospel. >> chicago archbishop blaze chaput, the result of a two-year
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>> coming up next on "nbc 10 news" at 6, nbc 10 first alert weather tracking spring snow. >> just in time for the weekend. >> that's right. we have a rain-snow mix that will be moving into the area tomorrow morning. so coming up i have the timeline forecast for that and what you can expect plus even colder temperatures by sunday. >> with the odds stacked against thim atlantic city employees cash the only paycheck they will receive for 28 days. how they plan to make this paycheck stretch for nearly a month, next. >> plus, philadelphia salutes the national champions, live coverage of villanova's victory parade. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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to pass a ban on fracking in the delaware river basin to preserve our clean water, and to always protect medicare and social security. i'm shaughnessy naughton and i approve this message. >> villanova's march to victory comes to philadelphia with a salute to the national champions in center city. >> nova. nova. nova. that's beautiful, philadelphia. thank you. >> philadelphia embraced the wildcats as their home team today and we'll have live coverage from alum keith jones in a moment. first, the winter-like weather coming this weekend. the chilly temperatures didn't dampen spirits of course down at center city.
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they came prepared with winter hats and coats. not just the cold but first alert radar tracking a chance for snow as well. the timing and the totals could be different depending where you live. and sheena parveen is keeping you prepared ahead of the weekend with her forecast. >> no one thought we would talk snow in the second week of april. >> we laugh at this point because it's ridiculous. and we want to get warm and it will get milder next week but until we get we're talking rain and snow and then a colder sunday morning. we have a freeze watch out for part of the area too. but right now the system that we do expect to move in tomorrow around chicago, so it's not a lot of moisture to it. but it will be here by tomorrow morning. right now on the radar, everything looks nice and dry for your friday evening. if you have the friday night plans don't worry about the rain and snow. it's not going to be here until early tomorrow morning. the clouds are here, though, philadelphia, center city, showing mostly cloudy skies now. it's still windy, winds gusting
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around 30 miles an hour. chilly around the upper 40s to near 50 degrees. we go overnight, this is future weather. temperatures drop in the 30s. then there you see it rain and snow moving in tomorrow morning. as early as about 7, 8:00 in the morning. we'll have to watch the timing closely because if temperatures stay around freezing north and west which they could be a couple degrees above that, some of the snow falling could be stickingment now the best chance would be grassy accumulations but you see part of the area will be seeing just rain from this. so a rain-snow mix tomorrow coming up i'll show you the timing through the rest of your saturday. what you can expect locally wherever you live and also how much colder it's going to be by sunday morning and the phillies' home opener. >> the weather cooperated for today's parade. thousands swarming center city to celebrate these guys, the villanova wildcats. >> there has been a little speculation whether the wildcats are really philadelphia's team. mayor kenney had an answer for

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