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young patients at the nemores du pont hospital in wilmington delaware got a chance to showcase their talents today. these children have a problem which impairs their ability to use their shoulders, hand and lower extremities but they did not let that stop them this afternoon as they performed music and played games designed to help them compensate for the disabilities. hundreds of high school freshman, took their moms to lunch today. hundreds of the student from boys latin attended mother/son run inch in wynfield heights. it is a way for ninth grade tours celebrate the most important woman in their lives our convenient own tamala edward served as keynote speaker.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by president obama and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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that means the start of the baseball season. it was opening day for swarthmore wood atlantic
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association in delaware county. hundreds of kids along with their families and coaches took part in a parade to the field, for opening ceremony at unveiling of their brand new scoreboard. time for a check of sports, jeff skversky is here and flyers looking to bounce back after game one. >> if they do that, they have to get more shots on net. big issue in game number one. flyers visited the white house on their off day and if they are going to unseat the presidents trophy winning capitals in this series, they have to win game number two tonight because teams that go down 02, go down 86 percent of the time, in the playoffs. wayne simmonds, jake voracek and flyers arriving in d.c. tonight, for game two at the top of the hour. flyers coming off their first shut out loss, in five years, back in game number one. they are forced to make a line up change, scott long replaces sean couturier, they have to find a way to beat the caps goalie brandon holtby. >> you have to find ways to create and generate a little
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bit more offense. we don't to have change our game, it is two or three plays we have to add throughout the game. we have been through this over the last couple of months. we have had some tough losses. but i think we've, you know, learned to take 15 minutes, be a little bit more upset at ourselves or at the outcome and then just let it go, flush it out and turn the page. >> the flyers expect to fight back tonight, in game two against the caps. believe it or not, phillies, the phillies starting pitchers of all guys had the most strike outs in baseball. aaron nola will try to add to their totals tonight when he playses former cy young award winner matt showerser and the nationals. they had been best team in baseball with earned run average in the majors until last night. jeremy hellickson allowed five or six runs setting a tone for an ugly night against the nationals who are off to their best start in baseball history in d.c. >> you know, you make good
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pitches you will get nationals out, you will get hitters out. we made mistakes out over the plate. obviously, we don't have, we're not hitting the ball very well right now, but, you know, anytime you get beat up like that early, you got to climb out of that hole and it is very tough. >> after one of the best seasons in temple football history coach matt rule is trying to figure out how they can be better next season without tyler, the best linebacker in the country. ruhle and hooter getting their first look at 2016 owls at cherry and white spring game. how about pj walker. he is back, looking good. yagr gardener, 25-yard within of the walker's three touchdowns today. offense beats defense by ten. temple kicks off their season september 2nd against army at the link. penn state playing their annual blue and white game, the quarterback competition between trace mcsorely and tommy stevens, it will look
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better, sophomore threw four touchdowns, completes all but four passes for blue team in their 37-nothing win. mcsorely favorite to replace christian hackenberg under center. lots of changes coming when they getting september 3rd against kent state. >> we have got a lot out of it to the day. we stayed healthy. we have good game left in the stadium. i thought both quarterbacks did nice things and they were efficient. we had a great spring. we got accomplished what we needed to get accomplished. we have a lot to do before the season. how about the union. last year they were one of the worst teams in the conference, so far this year they are one of the best. nobody has more points in the east, heading into tonight's match in seattle. >> obviously seattle comes up now, as tough a place to go in the league, and that there is, you know, 50,000 people. you cannot communicate on the feel. it will be a difficult task. we will have to be on the same page. >> a lot going on tonight. we will have the union,
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phillies, and the flyers. >> we will look forward to them all. >> thanks, jeff. up next on "action news" meteorologist melissa a magee has the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast when "action news" comes right back.
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thousands of people enjoyed the beautiful conditions today, in wilmington. they took part in the carousal country spring festival. there were hey ride, live music and plenty of games for the kids. festival was a chance for people to see newly renovated bark park and improvement to the barn that house the horses, new castle county police department mounted patrol.
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time for a check of the accu weather forecast and meteorologist melissa a magee says it will just get better. >> my gosh, walter, very nice. it is even warmer as we get into sunday. how about summer. i got it. storm tracker six live double scan radar you can see it is dry, no issues, with precipitation, outside we will go, high pressure is, here so we are nice and dry this evening. sky six live, in hd, and we are looking at center city sky line from our temple university camera, we have got plenty of sunshine, still to enjoy, before the sunsets, later this evening, and when we will see really comfortable conditions outdoors. high today, in the upper 60's. allentown near 70. philadelphia your high 67, and 66 in wilmington. little cooler at the coast today atlantic city coming in at 60 degrees. number across the region still holding in the upper 60's along that i-95 corridor points to the north and west. sixty-eight in the poconos but much cooler at the coast,
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where we're tapping in the northeasterly wind, just 54 in beach haven and same thing down in cape may. and here is satellite six with action radar high pressure dominating, so hard pressed to find any cloud a cross the region, really from new england down across the mid-atlantic region. we did mention, however that with the dry conditions and relatively low humidity levels there is an issue with the rest flag warning, high fire danger across coastal sections of new jersey, that stays up until 8:00 o'clock tonight. call from accu weather over next two hours no issues, mostly clear, little bit on the chilly side down to 36 in the suburbs. forty-four in philadelphia for overnight low. we have a northeasterly wind that helps drain down atmosphere of dry conditions and cool us off as well. so frost advisory goes up, once again overnight tonight, from 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. philadelphia, delaware county, chester counties, points south and west not included in that but for northampton, lehigh county, bucks, montgomery counties and portions of new
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jersey you are underneath that frost advisory because overnight tonight, and shaded counties here, temperatures will drop down in the middle to lower 30's. nice recovery by the afternoon. here's set up on our sunday. high pressure once again stays in control, nice dry stretch on the way, even warmer tomorrow, up to 74 degrees but still cooler at the coast, 60's at the shore but plenty of sun to enjoy later on tomorrow. and, one hiccup in our forecast, however, sneezing, wheezing this time of the year, here's why. pollen forecast, on the high side, mapel, juniper and poplar top offenders. we will stay high today. stays high sunday, machine right into tuesday but some relief could becoming as we get in the middle half of next week. here's the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast, sunny warmer tomorrow, high temperature up to 74. a subtle will preview. by monday taste have june the way by then. high temperature up to 80 degrees. late monday into tuesday, back door cold front moves through.
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there is a possibility of the spotty shower and most stays north of philadelphia by monday afternoon, otherwise, in the wake of the front, breezy and cooler by tuesday and then at 70, cooler, relatively speaking still above average. on wednesday plenty of sunshine at 68 degrees. backup in the 70's by thursday, and with a high temperature of 77 degrees. on friday a couple of cloud around and a few showers as well, high temperature of 75. we have pass over beginning at sundown. on saturday, limited sunshine, mostly cloudy with a high temperature of 72. this could be one of our longest, dry stretches on the way, we culled be counting nine days of dry conditions, from now, right up until friday until those showers move in. seventy's to daze, walter and in the 80's, into monday. >> you know how i feel about that? i know you like that. >> you can find the seven day forecast, and live look at storm tracker six live double scan anytime of the day right there on our web site at six a
6:44 pm >> ♪ >> well, wasn't exactly a balance room but these dogs and owners took part in the dance competition today. we are looking at third annual mardi growl, a k-9 free style competition held at y2k n dog sports and training club in willow grove. competitors try to to score points through different events for fun prizes. the it is also i chance to show off their impressively trained dogs in creative routine. we will new join world news saturday already in progress here on channel six. don't miss "action news" at ten on phl17 tonight. then we are back here on six a abc at 11:00. for melissa magee, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team i'm walter perez. we will see you right back here at 11:00 o'clock. >> ♪
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might still reach survivors trapped and buried alive. another sign tonight, one of japan's most active volcanoes erupting. we begin with matt gutman. >> reporter: tonight, rescue crews racing to save the living, as dead are eased out of the rubble and the grieving weep. 500 patients evacuated from this kumamoto hospital, declared unstable, after japan's second powerful earthquake in two days. that 7.0 magnitude quake killing dozens, injuring thousands and displacing nearly 100,000. one of them is american teacher zachary strauss -- >> it was really violent. like, everything fell down, my refrigerator, all of my furniture. everything was breaking. >> reporter: we found him today at a makeshift shelter. >> i literally thought i was going to die. there was a moment i thought "this was it." >> reporter: both quakes struck in the dead of night. the shaking captured in real time, from this newsroom to this street to this bridge.
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then in daylight, the grim surveys of damage. this college dorm -- pancaked. the second floor collapsed onto the first. officials say two people killed, survivors camped outside. watch as the camera pans from that devastated college campus to the mountainside, cleaved away by a mudslide. obliterating this bridge, smothering this road. japan's most active volcano roaring to life, and the rain triggering those mudslides and hampering rescues. tonight, some hard-hit areas accessible only by military helicopters. this military rescuer scooping up that little girl and hoisting her to safety. the quake rattling infrastructure. 400,000 without water. nearly as many without power. 20,000 troops sent in to distribute food and water. it's now daylight here, tom, and these are critical hours. with rain forecast and aftershocks predicted, rescuers have to get to those people still trapped alive in that rubble. the prime minister here saying, "it's a race against time." tom? >> dangerous times in that
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region of japan. all right, matt thank you. next to spring snowstorm bringing white-out rockies. look at the dring conditions. this picture snapped by a traveler inside the denver airport, a near-empty security line, more than 800 flights canceled today. up to 2 feet of snow falling in some spots. that may be good news for ski resort like this one, but tonight the system threatened to take an even more dangerous turn. clayton sandelle is in denver. >> reporter: highways across colorado littered with spinouts. cars and big rigs no match for a whiteout winter storm. drivers stuck on interstate 70 -- one in shorts -- got out for a better look. ahead of the snow, the system brought tornadoes, touching down on the colorado plains and in oklahoma, where this driver's windshield took th and in texas, hail the size of golf balls. at the denver airport, airlines
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cancelling about 850 flights. >> he's being a trouper. >> reporter: kimberly dunn and her dog, achilles, stranded since friday, are trying to fly to baltimore. >> super frustrating. i had to sleep here last night. and it just keeps getting cancelled. >> reporter: but what's bad for travelers is good for ski resorts. some mountain areas slammed with more than two feet of mid-april snow. tom, there's an airport back there but you can't see it because of this blowing snow and that low visibility is why airlines canceled so many flights. airlines hope to have everything back to normal tomorrow the thi of it. back with the breaking headline in the republican race for the white house. ♪ with advil, you'll ask what backache?
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but there were smiles for him, and they pressed forward. so many wanting to speak to him, one man falling to his knees -- >> please, brother, bless me. >> reporter: overcome by his ordeal. and the children -- francis kissing the babies, blessing the kids. they gave him their drawings, and you could see he was struck by them. and later -- on his plane, he shared them with reporters, saying: "i felt like crying." this island has seen so much. last year, more than half a million refugees came ashore here. and still they come, and still today, at the edge of the sea where so many refugees have perished, pope francis prayed for the dead and threw flowers onto the tide. and as he left, his boldest move -- the pope himself bringing with him back to the vatican -- three syrian refugee families, including six children. francis personally welcoming them home after his plane landed in rome.
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pib lick opinion in europe have taken a turn on refugees and the border is closing. he said of those three syrian families he brought back to rome, they're all children of god. tom. >> incredible act. terry, thank you. we'll be back in a moment. prince william and kate, the familiar photo today at the taj mahal. stay with us. lowers bad cholesterol. crestor is not for people with liver disease, or women who are nursing,pregnant, or may become pregnant. tell your doctor all medicines you take. call your doctor if you have muscle pain or weakness; feel unusually tired; have loss of appetite, upper belly pain, dark urine or yellowing of skin or eyes. these could be signs of serious side effects. ask for the crestor $3 card. ask your doctor about crestor.
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>> i'm karen rogers. >> and i'm erin o'hearn. >> tonight on fyi philly. >> the nfl is gearing up for football, baseball season is under way. nice, all the way down. >> it's time for some spring conditioning. >> a smoothie for you. >> we meet a local family in the business of healthy living for three generations. >> that's so good! >> ride the wave of new vegan eating options. >> learn how to detox your life! >> look look! >> and visit a café for cats! >> hi everyone and welcome to fyi philly. >> when it comes to dining trends, eating vegan is definitely in vogue. >> that's right, there is a crop of meat free restaurants that have been popping up all over >> so melissa takes us on a tasting tour of some of the options. >> and she starts right here at charlie was a sinner in midtown village. >> we say we don't talk about charlie! >> gotcha so he wasn't a saint


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