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office is on the scene in wilmington where two firefighters lost their lives. two others are hospitalized. >> the search is on for a driver after a pedestrian is struck overnight. >> the eagles are gearing up for a big game at the linc, they face the steelers this afternoon. >> meteorologist chris sowers is here looking at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it's great tailgating weather. >> reporter: it's great football weather are we are finally done with the 90s and all the heat and humidity. as nydia just mentioned it's beautiful out there. hardly a cloud in the sky. bright blue skies low humidity levels, temperatures barely climbing into the 70s. beautiful fall stuff. 52 degrees in the poconos which dropped to 37 degrees first thing this morning. a nice rebound there. allentown, 53. 67 in trenton. millville, 57. atlantic city, 56 degrees. here's satellite a arena day, now the cold front that is there any period through here yesterday is down here across
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the virginias and the carolinas. that's where all the cloud cover stays this afternoon and high pressure in control. bright, sunny skies, the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, get out and enjoy it, sunny skies, pleasant, 73 degrees is the forecasted high. yesterday we were below average, today we'll be below average for the first time in a couple of months where we have back-to-back days with below average high temperatures. coming up in just a few minutes, i'll have the eagles forecast for you. even colder temperatures arrive tonight. this morning the numbers were chilly. colder tonight, we're tracking showers monday night into tuesday, i'll have the details in the seven day in just a few. thank you. the fire marshal's office is at the scene of the deadly row home fire in wilmington. investigators trying to determine what sparked the blaze that claimed the lives of two firefighters and left two others hospitalized. >> the wilmington fire department this morning is still trying to come to terms with the incredible loss, "action news" reporter, bob brooks has more.
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it's a chilling site of a fallen hero, lieutenant christopher leach is covered by an american flag after being taken from the house he ran into to save people. flames erupted at 3:00 a.m., but the family made it out before crews arrived, it was a tragedy that could have been avoided. >> they must have thought something was trapped inside. it is a family of 8. all 8 got out. >> reporter: officials say the floor collapsed and christopher leach and three others fell into the basement. >> keep us in your prayers, all of our family is hurting significantly. >> reporter: at the school, more heartbreak, the sight of lieutenant christopher leach's three children. a teary-eyed ceremony was held. >> death is not the end.
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>> reporter: lieutenant christopher leach was a 1994 graduate of the school. we were told of the two firefighters who lost their lives, jerry fickes worked out of station 4 draped by blank bunting. >> when i want to his -- black bunting. >> when i want to his house, he had pullup bars in every single doorway of his house. >> he was successful. he feels a hero on and off the job. >> reporter: the video we saw a lot of tears were shed at the ceremony and a lot of tears at the scene, a lot of hugs between firefighters and a day that's been filled with tragedy. for now, reporting in wilmington, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." >> this morning we're hearing the frantic calls for help as the floors collapsed.
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>> subjects trapped in the first floor firefighters trapped. >> again, there is no word on what may have sparked the fire on lake view road. we'll have a live report at 10:00 a.m. with the latest on the investigation into what may have sparked the deadly blaze. >> in other news at 9:04 a.m., police are looking for a driver who hit a person and ran away. police say the 51-year-old man was hit at castor and bly avenue at 1:41 a.m. you can see where the victim hit the windshield. the man was thrown 150 feet. he is in the hospital in critical condition. the youngest son of former delaware governor ruth anne minner has died. he was driving a truck on friday when it went off the road and hit trees. neither alcohol or drugs appear
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to be a factor in the crash. new this this morning an ei outbreak has sickened people in four states. seven people were sickened and five had to be taken to the hospital. the outbreak is likely linked to beef products from adams farms slaughterhouse in massachusetts. the slaughterhouse has recalled various cuts of beef, reveal and bison products. >> from our new jersey newsroom, the government star witness in the so-called bridgegate trial will return to the witness stand. david wildstein testified at the trial of brigette kelly and dave baroni. he said he considered himself the bad cop who pushed christy's agenda. he pleaded guilty to creating traffic jams for the george washington bridge. >> the collins family was
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reunited with their dog named joey. it was seen on wednesday night outside the rite aid store in mayfair. andrew tied him to a pole while he ran inside to get him water. while inside, a woman walked away with the dog. no matter information has been released, only that the family and their pet has been reunited. >> the eagles will face the steelers this afternoon and what will be a battle of the unbeatens at the lincoln financial field. neither team has lost a game so far this season, but one will fall today. carson wentz goes into the game without a single turnover, he is hoping that streak continues. the defense is facing the steelers qb ben rothless burger. you can get a breakdown on the game at 11:45. one of the color.
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traditions will march along the benjamin franklin parkway today for the annual puerto rican day parade. the grandstand is set up at logan square. you can watch the sights and sounds live right here at 12:30 after "action news" at noon. iconic lights along the schuylkill river have celebrated a makeover. to celebrate they put on a festival and light show. >> people know going out the schuylkill expressway or the martin luther king drive they will see a wonderful site that's been part of the philadelphia landscape for 40 years. >> a private donor covered the cost for the upgrade for the city. you and i pass boathouse row every morning coming into work. >> this morning at 4:00 a.m. it looked gorgeous. >> i love it. >> it is a performance of a
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lifetime one college marching band hits a high note when they hit the grass of the white house lawn this weekend. a man jumps into the rushing water when an animal gets caught in rush are flood water. >> philadelphia international airport, don't go away, we have a beautiful day ahead and a gorgeous week ahead, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when comright back.
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showing ame >> iowa is bracing for more of this, the governor said officials are doing everything they can to prepare for more flooding. a river in cedar rapids is expected to crest at 24 feet. hundreds have been told to evacuate. more than two dozen counties in iowa and wisconsin are at risk. check this out, three men came to the rescue when a young deer got caught up in the iowa floodwaters. a crowd of people watched and yelled as the animal was swept away. someone called police and told them they can't help this one. three men jumped into action, one went into the water with a life jacket on and trapped the deer on to a harness. it was pulled to safety and set free. mission accomplished. >> reporter: that's how you do it. >> iowa is supposed to be full of corn not all that water. >> the good news, the reason why it keeps raining there, we
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have high pressure here, we are enjoying the benefits of high pressure it's miserable to the west. coming up today, lots of sunshine expected. a good day for this, take a ride on the 6abc zoo balloon. you can see forever up there. as we have clear conditions and ton of son and low humidity leaves we're not picking up the haze. it increases the visibility you're good to go up there and take a ride. let's go over the radars, we're clear not expecting much in the way of moisture. how could i forget cape may? jersey shore, a little cool temperatures in the upper 60s, low 70s. nice and refreshing that's for sure. there are no lifeguards on duty and there is a moderate risk of rip currents. if you're venturing into the water be very, very careful. we're seeing 3 to 4-foot breakers on the beach. let's go over to the radars, we're clear, nothing going on
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this afternoon. we'll keep it that way through tomorrow. tomorrow night into monday we could see our next batch of moisture. 60 degrees in philadelphia after a morning low of 53. 41 is the dewpoint that's a nice number for us. pressure reading rising. winds are light out of the north at 9 miles per hour. poconos 37 degrees, it was the coolest morning since june 9. bethlehem, 43. mount holy, 44. smyrna, 48. now we're seeing 50s and 60s. nice rebound in temperatures. allentown, 53. millville, 57. cape may, 57. lunatics, 56. dover and wilmington closing in on 60. satellite and radar, look at that, you can't see a cloud on you there. crystal clear skies from the coast all the way out from the coast to ohio and tennessee valleys. future tracker 6 shows us it's colder tomorrow morning, we got into the 40s this morning.
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we'll go colder than that tomorrow morning. reading, 43. poconos, 44, philadelphia 48. and trenton, are 45. now, we'll flip it over to the projected cloud cover and rainfall. later this afternoon we're not veeg -- seeing anything, we'll fast forward to tomorrow. increasing clouds during the day, clouds lower and thicken giving way to wet weather monday night into tuesday morning. 7:00 a.m. most of the rains are off the coast at that point. it should not have a huge impact on your morning commute like what we saw last monday. the roads will be wet, rainfall totals will range from a quarter to half or 3/4-inch of rain. for today, sunny skies and nice, 73 degrees, winds are light out of the north/northwest very fall like out there. sunshine from start to finish. 1:00 p.m. temperature 68.
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3:00 p.m., 70. 5:00 p.m., first quarter, 72 degrees under the mostly sunny skies with a light gentle breeze. overnight tonight, clear and chilly, 42 degrees outlying suburbs 51 for the center city. monday and tuesday, a little wet weather, outside of that maybe a shower on friday. 73 today increasing clouds tomorrow, 75. again, monday night into tuesday morning, a couple of showers and sun by afternoon, 74. wednesday looks good, sun and clouds, 75. thursday, cooler, partly sunny, highs will struggle to reach 70. shower threat for friday, sunshine saturday high of 72. it's been a long time since every single day has been in the 0s. >> tennessee state marching band added a high note to the grand opening of the smith --
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>> thanks for having me. >> up next, the man who doesn't make the stage >> welcome back on this first sunday of our fall season, it is beautiful out there, 60 degrees,
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9:18 right now. sky6 live hd taking live look at so many people enjoying the boardwalk in atlantic city. "healthcheck" this morning, new information when it comes to sleep and the risk of heart disease. we've heard about the risk of heart problems tied to heart i go regular alerts. too little or -- irregularities. those who get 7 to 9 hours are at risk. seven out of ten adults over age 65 have high blood pressure and half are not treating it like they should. five million meadow owe medicare part d users are not taking their medication as directed. theage is higher among plaques and native american and hispanic
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grooms. there are new recommendations for people who use insulin injections to control their diabetes. the recommendations come after a new study in europe found many are not using the injections correctly. they include using the shortest needle possible for safe effective and less painful injections. it's recommended that the patient rotate injection sites and needles and syringes should be used once. celebrities ditching their regular sam pursue regiment stretching the time between washing it keeps more of the hair natural oil. skin experts say the scalp needs regular washing. >> the scalp has different oils than the rest of the body it tends to build up and allow to the overgrowth of act tier i can't and yeast. -- bacteria and yeast. >> it can lead to itching,
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flakey scalp and hair loss. don't go for more than two days. for african-american hair intervals of a week or would weeks is okay. use conditioner on the hair itself. katie mcginty: franny, johnny, mikey, maureen, jimmy, joey, ricky, eileen, me, and colleen... all 10 of us raised on a policeman's salary
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strengthen. it's being kept to the south. we're not seeing any jet stream turning north and out to sea. it will travel west and get into the carribean. that will be later this week thursday into friday. we're still in the heart of tropical season, the waters are very warm down here, we'll have to watch this storm carefully, notice how close the lines are together, that means the model is in agreement that the storm travels due west into the carribean later this week. back here at home, in the delaware and lehigh valleys. jersey shore, 71, lots of sunshine. city, 73. the poconos hanging out in the 60s. >> chris, thank you, check it out, we're now a little more than a month away from halloween, fall does creep up pretty fast. a new poll from the national retail federation shows americans plan to spend $8.5 billion celebrating halloween holiday.
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that translates to $83 per shopper that's an uncrease of ten dollars from -- increase of ten dollars from last year. most of the money will be spent on costumes and masks and candy. >> costume also can get and he knows -- costumes can get expensive right. if you play the lottery and win, would you clock into work everyday? a dedicated nurse said she is still clocked in. >> i was having pap -- palpitations. >> reporter: that was the new jersey mom who won the cash for life jackpot meaning she is taking home a thousand dollar a day for life. she called a friend after realizing she had the winning ticket. >> she said just breathe. >> we always joke about it, i
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think i'm going to call in rich. >> reporter: in fact she has not called in rich. she continues working two jobs, at one at an a cute -- a run-aw. care center in new jersey. they paying off her student loans and car. she exchanged a -- told us of a exchange she had with her daughter. >> she said how much is in your bank? >> like $4 million. i don't know i'm telling you now, they are not going to give you no money. >> when dawn jones eventually quits both of her jobs, she said she would like to travel and now has the means to do it.
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she took a cash payout of $7 million. she is working with financial advisors and trying to accept her good fortune. it didn't seem real, it's surreal. it's still a process. >> reporter: one she is slowly getting used to. in lawrenceville, nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> that's a super momma right there. there's much more to come on "action news" sunday morning, the british royal family is in north america, they ever brought the latest edition of their family with them. >> find that someone who shares your musical interest, how tinder is helping you do it, those stories and more, plus chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns. third president?
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you will see image also of the skies -- images of the skies, a deep blue color. it feels good. we got in the 30s in the poconos, 40s north and west. we're starting to rebound, today like yesterday should be high temperatures featuring below seasonal averages. warrington, 56. center city, 60. chester, 57. glassboro, 57. gandys beach, 58. same number for woodbine. 57 in dover, sea isle city, 57 degrees. nice day down the jersey shore. there's a moderate risk for rip currents. be careful if you're heading into the water. water temperatures warmer than the air temperature down there today. satellite and radar, crystal clear nothing going on, we'll keep it that way from start to finish. forecast for the eagles game it's a football sunday 425378 start -- 4:25 p.m. start time.
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temperatures dropping into the mid 60s. you might need something with sleeves. nobody is complaining. it feels really, really nice. we're tracking wet weather monday night into tuesday morning, even colder temperatures tomorrow morning. i'll have the details in the seven day coming up in just a bit. alicia. >> chris, thank you. this morning the delaware fire marshal will be at the scene of the blaze that claimed the lives of two firefighters. lieutenant christopher leach and firefighter jerry fickes were killed when a floor gave way in an intense fire that broke out in a row home on lake view road in wilmington early yesterday morning. four firefighters were injured, two critically. this morning we're hearing for the first time, the radio calls that came in as fellow firefighters searched for one of their fallen comrads. >> one more subject, the nozzle
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man from one. >> we have the nozzle man from one. it's the nozzle man from 5. we have verbal contact we are believed she is trapped under the piece of flooring in the front of the dwelling. >> the residents did make it out of the home safely. christopher leach and jerry fickes are the 14th and are 15th firefighters to be killed in the line of duty of the wilmington fire department. a vigil was held at the high school last night from where christopher leach graduated. we'll have more coming up up you for you. >> police in atlantic city are looking for a gunman following a shooting i don't overnight -- overnight. police were called to south carolina and baltic avenues. a victim was found shot from a gunshot wound and rushed to the atlanticare medical center. no motive for the shooting.
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police believe revenge may have been the modify for a shooting overnight. three gunmen opened fire and took off. all the victims are expected to survive. police believe the attack may have been retaliation for a deadly labor day weekend shooting. in washington state, the suspect in a shooting at a mall friday night is expected to make his first court appearance tomorrow. 20-year-old turkish immigrant arcan cetin was arrested following a massive manhunt. five people were killed after he allegedly opened fire inside a mayy's store. >> charlotte, north carolina there were more protests after police release the video of a shooting of a black man. the new images may add to the controversy. we must warn you the pictures
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are disturbing. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: in the dash cam video the frantic final moments of the fatal standoff recorded by police. keith scott is seen exitinged vehicle and -- exiting the vehicle and walking backwards. his hands down. >> we have shots fired one suspect down. >> reporter: the body cam video has another prospective. an officer wields the baton in an effort to get him out of the vehicle. scot is seen briefly standing in the parking lot and then the 43-year-old is seen lying mortally wounded as the police advance with the guns drawn. police confirmed to abc news this gun pictured at the scene is the gun they say they recovered from scott. >> based on on to the at the time of what we see he was in possession of a handgun. >> reporter: police released
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this photo of what they say is scott's gun an ankle holster they say he was wearing. investigators say test on the gun -- testing on the gun they found at the scene matches scott's fingerprints dna and flood. lawyers cast doubt on the police account. >> he doesn't lunge at the officers. he was his hands by his side. again there is no definitive etched in the video is to whether or not there is an object in his hands. >> reporter: the streets of charlotte swelled with protesters for a if it night, the demonstration saturday remaining mostly peaceful. eva pilgrim charlotte, north carolina. >> a suspicious package was removed from outside a hotel in bethlehem, pennsylvania. police and fire department bomb squad were called to the fronts of the hotel bethlehem. the street was blocked off by
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police and people inside the hotel were not allowed to leave while the bomb squad removed the package. so far police have not said if they determined what was in the package. turning to the race for president, both the republican and democratic nominees are expected to meet separately with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu one day before their dee debate. donald trump invited gennifer flowers to the debate. washington post reports that flowers has accepted the invitation. it is reportedly in retaliation for clinton inviting mark cuban to the debate. >> trump continues to campaign this weekend stumping in the battleground state of virginia. clinton is at home.
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"action news" anchor and sharrie williams will bring you live reports from hofstra university. the debate airs live on 6abc at 9:00 p.m. monday night. >> the city of philadelphia is calling its first-ever philly free streets events a success. mayor jim kenny joined thousands of walkers and cyclists on the streets without any concern of vehicles. but some are not sharing in that joy. some drivers say their cars were towed or ticketed instead of relocated. the city has issued an apology, the tickets will be canceled. anyone who was towed or fined will get a refund. >> lots of relieved folks there. 9:37 making her first royal tour, little princess charlotte has joined her parents to a trip to canada. we have the pictures of her arrival. >> bird's eye view of destruction left behind by
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midwest flooding. now, a live look on sky6 live hd, a gorgeous shot of delaware, 9:37, fall has officially arrived, it's feeling good around here, meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when we come right back. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 100 meg internet. which means that in the time it takes mrs. wagner's car to arrive for the airport, she can use fios to download the movie "up in the air" to watch while she's...up in the air.
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stage tonight. heavy rain late last night has caused the flooding. back here at home, it is really looking nice, fall settling in. >> finally. >> reporter: the heat and humidity settling out. let's get you outside, don't return anytime soon. let's get you outside and show you what's going on. we'll start with the radars here, we're clear we're not expecting any moisture today or tomorrow for that matter. monday night into tuesday we could see wet weather, a couple of showers and brief passing downpours. otherwise the radars are clear. 60 degrees in philadelphia. coming off a morning low of 53. dewpoints down in the 40s, that's nice and comfortable. pressure 30.22 inches. it's rising. winds are light out of the north at 9 miles per hour. what a summer this has been, sisdz -- as i said earlier, good riddens summer 2016. look at the number of 90-degree
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days, 25 that's normal. we hit 46 of them. it's 5th all time in terms of the number of 90-degree days for the city of philadelphia. 2010 was the record. we had 55 that year. seven heat waves, 95 degrees or higher 13 times. they featured a heat indices over 105 degrees. we're welcome be this the refreshing feeling the fall. allentown, 53. philadelphia, 60. mill, 57. slightest breeze out of the north at 5 to 10 miles per hour. we'll keep that throughout the afternoon. the next system we're tracking you can clear see clear conditions up and down the eastern seaboard. area of low pressure pushing across the u.s./canadian border. this trailing cold front marches east over the next 24, 48 hours, it brings a round of wet weather monday night into tuesday morning. canadian high pressure in control, bright blue skies,
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clear. the front approaches tomorrow we increase clouds and start out with sunshine and clouds lower and thicken throughout the day. some of the rain gets in here monday night into tuesday morning. overnight tonight, crystal clear, that will allow the temperatures to drop off again. we got into 40s this morning. we'll see the clouds increase during the afternoon and showers maybe a quick-hitting passing downpour monday night into tuesday morning, 7:30 most of the heaviest weather is gone during the morning commute. there will be wet roads out there, it could slow things down, but we're not dealing with the heavy drenching downpours like what we saw last monday morning during that morning commute. we'll see clearing conditions west to east during the afternoon. rainfall totals range a quarter to a half inch depending on your location. one or two areas could see more than that. case in point, this model has
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millville closing in on a inch. mostly sunny skies, a nice one. allentown, 72. jersey shore, 71. the ocean temperature is warmer than what we're forecasting down there today. that will be nice, except there is the risk, moderate chance of rip currents. you have to be careful if you're venturing into the waters today. overnight tonight clear and chilly, 43 degrees, allentown, 42. bethlehem, same number, poconos, upper 30s, low 40s. millville, 47. 56 for cape may and atlantic city. here's the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, perfect fall weather today sunny skies, 73, very refreshing out there. sunshine, followed by increasing clouds for monday, high of 75. monday night into tuesday, some wet weather moves in, just a few passing showers tuesday morning and it is sunny skies by afternoon. wednesday looks good, so does
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thursday, friday, and saturday. there could be a passing shower friday, but it's not going to be a rain day. >> i love the nice fall weekends. >> reporter: at this point i want to keep it in the 70s or 60s. >> i got to get my pumpkin picking game on. >> we got two yesterday. >> she is always ahead this girl. >> [laughter] you can find the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast at any time of the day on our website head to >> a tech company has declared this weekend no text weekend. the goal is to challenge people to put down their phones and focus on reconnecting with real people on a personal level. experts say people are having conversations by text and not in person. >> you can text important emotional information, but you don't know how it's landings with the other person. >> this is awesome, this is something we have to do because it's important for me as both
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mom and ceo to know to unplug, focus on the people who are in front of you. >> great messages. if you want to take part in the no text weekend you can use your phone to call someone, but no texting until tomorrow.
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now i think there is a conflict between media as a profit center and media as as >> it is 9:48 this sunday morning. taking live look, sky6 live hd
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at the commodor barry bridge. if that is not picture perfect, i don't know what is. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast and i think you'll like what he has to tell you coming up. prince william and kate are visiting canada with their children in tow. prince george and princess charlotte are the biggest changes for the couple since their visit to the canada five years ago. they were welcomed by prime minister and his wife. will and kate and their adorable children are visiting the west coast of the country. packing in more than 30 engagements over the next seven days. >> we are here at the "action news" big board with technically speaking. remember the cell lacing hitech sneakers michael j. fox wore in the film back to the future. now you can have a pair of your own. nike has created a pair in time
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great disasters of the 20th wes hour, miami marlin as ace pitcher, jose fernandez was killed in a boat crash early today. he was 24 years old. the game has been canceled following this tragic news. here's jeff skeverski with the rest of the sunday morning sports. doug peterson could become the first eagles head coach to start his career 3-0 against the steelers. history is on his side. pittsburgh has not won in
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philadelphia in more than half a century. carson wentz will lead the eagles start for the third time. >> every week you're trying to to see where you measure up. the steelers are a big challenge. they doork we'll be ready for it. -- they do, and we'll be ready for it. >> they are a tough football team, that carried over throughout the years, they do -- they don't do anything crazy, but what they do do, they do it well. >> as long as we stay phoning culls, it's not about -- as long as we stay focus, it's not about them, it's about us. >> reporter: new york, the city that never sleeps, thanks to the mets, the phillies had sleepless nights this week on thursday and friday after back-to-back, late-inning losses.
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finally the phillies return the favor in a big way last night. phillies come out swinging first inning. franco, 3-run homer. phillies get five runs in the 1st. and five more in the 4th inning. darren rup, the 3-run homer, phillies up 10-0. the mets make it interesting. in the 9th, the winning run at the plate, but phillies hang on to win 10-8 is the final. college football when penn state hired bucks county native james franklin he talked about big game. when it comes to big games, franklin has been silent. he has yet to win against the top 25 teams. 0-7 against the top 25. penn state going back words.
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penn state allows 28 first half points for the worvel reens they -- worvel actually the amag they crush penn state 28-10. temple 28 unanswered in the second quarter. touchdown, temple, wins by 28. that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski, have a great day. mi the ball if you can. >> you are back in the city of your birth. i have to ask you about your last visit here. i can't believe it's true. a little girl on the street mistakes you for donald trump? >> no. no. she wasn't a little girl. she must have been about 20 or >> president obama attended the
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opening ceremony of the african-american museum. he was caught helping president bush take a picture. number 43 was having trouble taking a selfie. he got a little help from the current commander-in-chief, happily obliged. >> i'm learning how to take a good selfie, myself. >> much more to come on the monday morning edition of "action news." president obama felt the need to read it for everyone to hear. we have details. >> we're live on the scene as fire investigators begin the search for a the blaze that killed two firefighters. those stories and meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, when "action news" comes right back.
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driver after a pedestrian is struck overnight. >> the eagles are gearing up for a big game at the linc they face the steelers this afternoon. meteorologist chris sowers is at the "action news" big board with a look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. great daily gating weather, chris. >> reporter: it's about time -- tailgating weather, chris. >> reporter: it's about time, cooler temperatures arriving just in time for football. 55 degrees in martins creek. levittown, 60. tanersville, 52 after a morning low of 38. 59 in glass borough, gandys beach, same thing. woodbine 61. blue berry country, 60. comfortable cool out there this morning, thanks to a big area of high pressure sitting right here along the northeastern part of the united states. it's canadian high. the next system we're watching is this right here, area of low pressure trailing cold front slicing through the heartland of the nation, the high plains that moves in here monday night into
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tuesday morning. now, the bad news it will knock the high out to sea. this cool refreshing high. here's the good news we have another one out here behind the area of low pressure. this one will move in behind that front and reinforce the cooler air and keep temperatures in the 70s just about all week long. actually they will stay in the 70s all week long. so enjoy it, because it's been a long time since we had a seven day forecast where all seven days are in the low to mid 70s. sunny skies, 73 degrees center forecasted high. >> this morning there's no word on what may have sparked a blaze that claimed the lives of two firefighters. it erupted inside a row home in wilmington. two other sphforts -- firefighters are hospitalized after a floor collapsed battling the fire this weekend, bob brooks is on the scene with the latest on the investigation. bob. >> reporter: nydia and alicia, good morning, spirits low in the
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neighborhood right now as you can imagine, two firefighters lost their lives and more in the hospital right now. behind me you can see part of the investigation still happening right now. they are working to secure the place up to get inside to look around. also new this morning, we have frantic radio transmission when the firefighters fell through the floor and help was needed. it was a chaotic scene the first floor of the burning with him home collapsed four firefighters were inside and fell into the basement. a frantic radio call for help. >> may day may day, firefighters trapped on the first floor, may day declared. >> all units out except for police calling may day. >> have you made account with the two firefighters. >> negative -- have you made contact with the two firefighters? >> negative. >> reporter: three of the firefighters were pull out quickly that includes a female
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in critical condition. >> we have one under the floor we have verbal contact with her, but christopher leach couldn't be reaped for about an hour, chilling video we didn't see him until he was carried away with an american flag draped over him. jerry fickes was lost in the fire, as well. four more firefighters were taken to the hospital. a brief prayer meeting was held at the high school where christopher leach was a graduate in 1994. he leaves behind 3 children. we are told his father loved what he did. >> he was a year younger than me, he was a guy you looked up no matter where you want in life. he was always successful.
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>> reporter: we're live on the scene of the investigation. it's very quiet, spirits very low, a major, major tragedy here yesterday. more firefighters are in the hospital you're being asked to keep them in your thoughts and prayers. reporting live in wilmington, bob brooks, channel 6 "action news." nydia. >> my thoughts and prayers with the entire wilmington fire department. >> this morning, philadelphia police are searching for a driver who hit a pedestrian and ran off. police found the abandoned car on the 2100 block of shelmire avenue in lawnhurst. you can see where the victim hit the windshield and the hood. the man was thrown fiftiy feet. the youngest son of former delaware governor ruth anne minner died. he was driving a tow truck when it went off the road and hit trees. neither alcohol or drugs appear to be a factor in the crash.
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new this morning, an e coli outbreak has sickened people in four states including pennsylvania. the center for disease control said seven people were sickened and five were taken to the hospital. the outbreak is likely linked to beef products from adams farm slaughterhouse in massachusetts. they have recalled beef, reveal and bison products. >> from our new jersey newsroom, the government's star witness in the so-called bridgegate trial will return to the witness stand tomorrow. friday david wildstein testified at the trial of brigette kelly and dave baroni. wildstein said he considered himself the bad cop pushing christy's again at the port authority of new york and new jersey. he pleaded guilty to blocking the george washington bridge in 2013. >> the collins family has been
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reunited with their dog joey. he was last seen on wednesday night outside the rite aid store mayfair. andrew collins tied him to a pole to get him water. while inside a woman walked away with the dog. no more information has been released, but the family and their pet has been reunited. >> the eagles face the steelers this afternoon in what will be a battle of the unbeatens at lincoln financial field. neither team has lost a game so far this season, but one will fall today. carson wentz goes into the game without a single turnover. he is hoping the streak continues. the birds defense is facing ben rothlessburger. you can get a breakdown tonight on "action news" sports sunday at 11 5:00 p.m. one of five-day forecast's colorful tradition will march
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along the parkway. the annual puerto rican day parade. the grandstand is set up at logan square. you can watch the sights and sounds live at 12:30 p.m. after "action news" at noon. >> boathouse row is illuminatd with a new look. the iconic lights along the schuylkill have received a makeover and to celebrate the fairmont passion conserve to 44. hillary clinton was quoted this week addressing the polling -- fairmont park put on a festival to celebrate. a private donor covered the cost for the upgrade for the city. >> thousands are walking and running through the streets this morning to help fight child cancer.
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organizers are hoping to raise $1 million for pediatric cancer research at children's hospital of philadelphia. it is the leading cause of death in children under the age of 15. >> we'll take you to the opening of the national museum african american history and culture. >> plus, flooding for as as far as as the eye can see where residents are being told to be ready to pack up and leave. now a live look through sky6 live hd, that is of course, the 6abc zoo balloon, a nice day to take a ride up and see the sites across philadelphia. meteorologist chris sowers will have the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. it is all about fall when we come right back.
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candidates wants that to happen. >> what's a win tomorrow night? >> i think a win is hillary having the opportunity to speak directly to the voters about the big difference she can make in a bus returning from yosemite, crashed, two people are in critical condition. officials said the others havele minor injuries, the bus was carrying 22 people including a group of chinese students between the ages of 12 and 15 years old. the vehicle eject equipmented with seat belts. >> residents in cedar rapids iowa are preparing to leave their home because of flooding. the river is expected to crest in iowa's second largest city.
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more rain is expected this weekend which could make a bad situation worst. the governor called in the national guard to help. the river is expected to crest 6 feet above flood stage. here in our area we couldn't ask for better picture perfect weather. >> reporter: i hate when we get it on sunday, because i will on a bus wasting it inside watching football. taking a look at the center city skyline. not a cloud in the sky. we'll keep it that way all day long, double scan live is clear. no issues with the radars until mud night into tuesday when the next system rolls in here with showers and downpours. 63 degrees. dewpoint, 41. pressure is rising. winds light out of the north at 6 miles per hour. we have an ocean temperature in the 70s.
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72 that's nice and warm. it was chilly this morning, 37 in the poconos bethlehem, 43. mount holly, 44. smyrna, 48. philadelphia 53 degrees, it was the coldest morning since june 9th. now we're rebounding nicely. 63 degrees in philadelphia. actually the whole i-95 corridor is up in the low to mid 60s. millville, 62. poconos, 37 degrees this morning and now up to 54 degrees. satellite and radar, the entire even seaboard crystal clear, the next cold front pushing across the high plain states you can see the temperature contrast it's 80 degrees in saint louis, not even 60 in omaha. look at the temperature difference, 66 on the other side of the front. 35 in caspar so we have a front coming in here, yes, it will knock this lovely area of high pressure out to sea, but there's another high behind it, equally
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as nice. this entire week we'll stay in the 70s for the high. beautiful fall-like weather today. more lovely instore tomorrow. wet weather moves in monday night into tuesday morning. here's future tracker 6 worry timing out a whole lot of nothing. most li sunny skies start to finish. high, thin clouds roll in from the southwest. they lower and thicken. monday night after midnight some of the showers move in here, most of the heavy weather is out in time for the morning commute. tuesday afternoon you can see the clearing around here, we'll get into sunshine. the whole day is not a wash. as a matter of fact it's only a few hours tuesday morning where we're looking at showers. sunny skies today, nice, 73 degrees is the forecasted high. again, look at all the sun start to finish. 1:00 p.m., 68 degrees. 3:00 p.m., 70. 5:00 p.m., eagles steelers game, 72 degrees at that point, falling, temperatures by the
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4th quarter are down in the mid 60s clear and chilly. overnight tonight, down to 42 north and west, 51 in center city. once we get past tuesday morning's system, the next chance of rain a couple of showers, arrive on friday. today is a good one, 75 tomorrow equally as nice. tuesday, 74. showers and sun. wednesday, 735. thursday, cooler, partly sunny, 70 degrees, friday, 72 degrees, and saturday, 72 degrees. a lot of numbers are above average, which shows you in terms of how bad it's been with the heat. but it feels battery -- better. >> it was a who's who in washington, d.c. this weekend for the african-american museum.
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karen travers were a there for the powerful new addition to the national mall. >> reporter: it's an historic moment more than a century in the making. the national museum african american history and culture openings at a time when the nation is grappling with big question also about racial equality. >> it's a glorious story it's complicated and messy and story that perhaps need to be told now more than ever. >> reporter: this museum provides context for the debate of our times. >> reporter: the goal of the museum is to look back and learn lessons to take forward. >> while america should ponlder the pain of slavery and segregation, it has to find the joy, the hope, the resiliencey, the spirityour husband when he .
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>> i saw shackles and auction blocks and a few tears came down my face. >> reporter: more than 3,000 artifacts are on display. >> i imagine holding a little hand of somebody and tell them the story that are enshrined here, together we're learn about ourselves as americans we'll walk away that much more in love with this country, the only place on earth where this story could have unfolded. >> reporter: the museum is officially open. if you're hoping to come to washington, d.c. and see it. you have to wait. in order to prevent long lines because of the heavy interest, the museum is distributing online for specific entry times. the next available tickets are for the first week of december. karen travers abc news washington.
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what's going viral in the social corner. >> this is where we chat about the images everybody is talking about from facebook and youtube and twitter. >> we begin an act of kindness, a starbucks employee bringing coffee and indication to first -- cakes to first responders in manhattan. this video was viewed 9 million times on facebook. the employee said he hopes this one simple act will inspire others to bring more positivity to their simple life. this is a picture of a dad snuggling up to enormous teddy bears and told him how much her infant daughter would love one.
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being grandpa, how cute is this? he washington one for his granddaughter. the giant bear dwarfs her, but it doesn't matter. brides don't like to be upstage, but the bridal party didn't mind when they ditched the floral bouquets for puppies. when a litter of coon hound mixes came in the day before the wedding. she decided to include them in the big day. >> the entire bridal party focused on the puppies instead being concerned about how do i pose, where do i stand. >> i love it, they are getting more than ten thousand likes. by the way alicia, you think they are cute? five of the 6 dogs are available for adoption. speaking of which, it is a
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happy ending for a little boy in louisiana captured on surveillance video sneaking hugs from a neighborhood dog. 9-year-old josh captured the internet by storm when he was captured on video sneaking into a neighbor's dog hugging a dog this summer. he was heartbroken after his pooch passed away. ed mom said he couldn't get a new puppy. this video was seen $7 million. fast forward to this week, pictures of josh with his new best friend, blake. mom decided he needs a new dog, she surprised him with a black lab from a family nearby whose son left for college. >> it is not unusual to hear that a young boy has written a letter to president obama, but it's gone viral. >> mr. obama read the letter in a video that's been viewed
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7 million times. >> remember that little four-year-old boy from aleppo his home destroyed in an airstrike, his world shattered sitting quietly in the back of the ambulance. 6-year-old boy named alex handle handle -- handwrote a letter to president obama. can you go get him and bring him to our home. >> alex wrote i will share my bike and teach him how to ride it. >> in school i have a friend named omar. >> we will give him a family and be our brother. >> reporter: an offer of friendship extended one little boy to another david wright, abc news, new york. >> two special kids. >> makes you want to cry. tell us what you think about any
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of these videos by going to our facebook and twitter accounts. meteorologist chris sowers takes another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast in just a moment. >> we'll be right back. >> i'll post that video on my page right now.
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this is out of the blue. if in fact, it is an accurate >> inside story is coming up later on 6abc, here's monica malpass with a preview. >> reporter: hi, everyone, coming up later on inside story, 44 days and counting until election day and both presidential candidates are
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hoping and desperately trying to win pennsylvania. fewer people are ticket splitting their votes between parties there that cost pat toomey his seat to katie mcginty an our side. we'll have those stories coming up later this morning. i'm monica malpass. hope to see you then. >> reporter: how is the week in the 70s? >> very good. >> reporter: we'll call it fall-like very comfortable, 74 degrees is the forecasted high. nice gentle breeze out of the north, preskt -- perfect football weather. 75 tomorrow. tuesday, showers, sun returns, 75. wednesday, looks good, 75. thursday, looks good, 70. friday, and saturday, 72 both days. >> i like this broken record. >> reporter: keep playing. >> this week with george stephanopoulos is coming up next. there's a new poll out one day
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before the first presidential debate. >> reporter: we're one day from what's expected to be the most political showdown in american history. the new poll out shows it's a dead heat. 46 for clinton, 44 for trump. so much at stake. this morning we'll be talking to both campaign managers, plus the candidate not on the stage, libertarian gary johnson dropping in the pop. we'll talk about that with him. and the expert inside analysis on the big debate coming up on this week. >> "action news" continues at noon, here's some of the stories we're working on for you, we continue to follow the breaking news where the jose fernandez was killed in a boating accident in miami. the search for the cause of
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a house fire that killed two wilmington firefighters. we're live. for gray hall, alicia vitarelli, chris sowers, the entire "action news" team, i'm nydia han. we'll see you back here at noon!
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starting right now on "this week" with george stephanopoulos, one day away. >> i am so looking forward to debating donald trump. i can't wait. >> well, they say she's been practicing for the debate. some people think she's slick. >> hillary clinton and donald trump toe to toe in the debate >> our brand new poll showing the candidates in a virtual tie ahead of the high-stakes showdown. can clinton win undecided voters and put the questions of trust in the rear-view mirror? >> let's make sure love trumps hate. >> can trump make the sale and prove he's qualified for the job? >> let's just win in november.


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