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medical workers in containment suits brought them to the hospital. the group was returning from a trip to dubai and had no connection to west africa. this all comes days after mercer county man became the center of an ebola scare at new york's jfk airport. the "new york daily news" said the man returned from kenya saturday when screeners discovered there was a warrant for his arrest. he start complaining of fever. he and the officers around him were putç into hazmat suits. kenya is in east africa, not west africa. that's where the ebola outbreak is concentrated. earlier today, president obama met with top advisers in the oval office. they discussed the nation's response to the ebola outbreak, including a nurse who was just diagnosed in dallas. meanwhile, a family friend tells nbc 10 the nurse is nina pham, a
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26-year-old. she's in stable condition. someone who had close contact with her is also in isolation. area hospitals are preparing for the possibility of an ebola patient walking in through their doors. main line health system hospitals have been working on plans for four months and they say they're ready. lu ann cahn is live at lankenau hospital. >> they gave us a mock demonstration and allowed me to put on protective gear to show me how involved it is. >> it is our intent to use these rooms for any potential ebola patients that come in. >> reporter: dr. ben yuage wears two hats. >> we choose the hall with minimal patient exposure. >> reporter: which means he's helping to train a hospital staff and ems crews to identify
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potential ebola patients and then make sure they protect themselves and others during transport and treatment. >> this is the first layer of protection. your second layer is a face shield. >> reporter: a special cart with protective gear is stocked and ready to go at all times. >> the key to the safety of the staff and to the patients that they'll be treating xwenly is all in the methodical detail. >> reporter: every layer that goes on must come off in a particular order in a particular way. i stepped into a moon suit with a filtered respirator system. this is what doctors and nurses would wear to perform a procedure on an ebola patient. experts are questioning if a nurse contracted ebola in texas due to a misstep in getting all of this kind of gear off. >> you can see where you could do something wrong so easily. >> absolutely. and our hope is that adopting the buddy system and having a partner for every person that wears the equipment, we'll try
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to avoid problems like. >> reporter: having a sec person there, a partner is being done to make sure mistakes aren't made. in this case, if you're dealing with an ebola patient, obviously if you make a mistake, there could be dire circumstances. live at lankenau medical center, lu ann cahn, nbc 10 news. today pennsylvania governor tom corbett told nbc 10 it would be difficult to stop people infected with the ebola virus from entering the state. he says pennsylvania can't check people coming into the commonwealth. >> we don't have monitoring to stop people from coming into pennsylvania. that's the federal government. the federal government -- i mean from international flights. they have to make a decision as to what to do. >> how about the hospitals. >> we're in the process of finding out. >> he told keith jones he plans to meet with the secretary of health tomorrow on how prepared
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hospitals are if the virus were to make its way here. visit for an entire section devoted to the ebola outbreak. we'll explain how investigators determined the individual risk of people who come into contact with ebola patients. now, taking a live look outside, the fog and the rain are making it difficult to see the philadelphia skyline. trust us, it's there. let's go to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen. sheena, how long is that fog going to last? >> renee, it's going to continue to move into tonight, spread across the area and it will be here for the morning commute. we'll have fogç around. keep that in mine. here's a look across the river in camden. you can't see the tops of the buildings because of how low the clouds are. some areas are seeing thicker cloud cover at the surface, creating less visibility thanned if right now. we'll continue to see that early tomorrow.
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as far as the radar is concerned, most of us are dry but light showers continue to linger along the shore in cape may and atlantic counties. a majority of this has cleared out of the area. still rain around. to our west, moving from the southeast all the way up to parts of chicago, this is a big cold front. it will be here by the middle of the week. a lot of strong storms with this. as we go into wednesday night, that's when we mostly expect thunderstorms. the follow is continuing to settle through parts of the lehigh valley, seeing visibility around two miles coming up, i'll show you how low our visibility will be into the morning hours. that's straight ahead. >> thank you. union reps take a tentative agreement has been reached between septa and the engineers who run trains on its regional rail lines. after five years of negotiations, the two sides reached a deal that includes a five-year contract covering workers retroactively and moving forward through july of 2015. union reps say the terms include a 13% pay raise.
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members still have to vote on this deal. septa has not confirmed it. countdown to election day, 22 days before voters head to the polls. in new jersey, all 12 congressional seats are up for grabs. tomorrow is the last day to register to vote. you can do so at your county clerk's office up until tomorrow night. one hot race, congressman rob andrews vacated the seat after two decades. state senator donald norcross and former eagle gary cobb, are vying to replace him. nbc 10 south jersey bureau reporter cydney long is with us tonight. >> reporter: first and foremost, on themeaned of south jersey voters are the availability of jobs. we're talking about good-paying jobs and benefits along with health care and being able to pay for their chuildren college. we found out today that senator
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norcross and gary cobb are not so far apart on these points. >> i'm not a politician. i don't want to be a politician. >> reporter: still, gary cobb says he can't wait to get electioned to congress to make a deference for south jersey's middle class. >> we have to straighten out the economy. health care is another problem. look at isis. look at the foreign policy. >> reporter: where do you think you differ from your opponent on the job crisis? >> well, i have a history of creating economic opportunity here in south jersey. >> reporter: senator donald norcross says his work with new jersey's equal opportunity act stands on his its own merit. cobb says the creation of jobs has to be teaming with colleges to attract science and technology to the region. >> a lot of colleges that don't pay taxes, they're just going up on the tuition, it's out of control. >> reporter: where the two agree? the affordable health care act. >> let's keep it but fix it. >> the person should be able to get the doctor they want.
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they should be able to keep the medical care they want. >> reporter: both agree reform will prevail on new jersey's ballot by referendum and lessen the burden on taxpayers to get people into the work force. >> you have somebody who was a nonviolent drug offender, i want them back into the work force. >> it's costing the state $60,000 to have a man or woman out, having a job where they're contributing, taking care of their families, their community. that's a win in anybody's book. >> reporter: now, both norcross and cobb will speak to the very same issues this week at a meet the candidates luncheon at the gloucester county chamber of commerce. that's at lunch time. there is a panel discussion between the two candidates coming up on october 31st, just four days before election tuesday. live in cherry hill, cydney long, nbc 10 news.ç hard to make out here but princeton professor cornell west was among the 19 protesters here arrested in ferguson, missouri
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today. demonstrators called for acts of civil disobedience in the name of michael brown. he's the unaveraged teen killed in a police shooting sparking national protest. west was part of a group that marched to a police station and demanded to be let in. the protesters say they want to ask for meetings with the police chief. nbc news was there for the protest and you'll find in-depth coverage less than 30 minutes from now on "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. it starts right after this news cast. fire investigators in bucks county say a fire at a dance studio was intentionally set. there's also a home inside the building. no one was inside but a firefighter suffered a minor injury at the scene. new jersey lawmakers are taking several new steps to protect animals from cruelty. one bill would allow judges to ban animal abusers from interacting with animals. another billed would expand animal cruelty laws to include
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pets. one lawmaker told our partners at newsworks where there have been cases where animals were ined avertantly killed while running away during break-ins. viewers tipped us off to this story. swastika rings on a website. mo'ne davis is keeping good company these days. the new honor the tenny dragon star is sharing with a nobel prize winner and the first family. i'm tracking fog and rain. i'm also watching storms that can be heading our way. i'll tell you when to expect them in my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast.
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the dean of philadelphia sports casters was remembered today. a funeral for bill campbell was held today at christ the king church in haddonfield, camden county. he was behind the mike when wilt chamberlain scored 100 points in a game. he also broadcast the eagles 1960 championship. bill campbell died last week at age 91. sears is on the defense after selling a piece of jewelry
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that's a true symbol of hate. here's the listings. swastika rings selling for as much as $155. it's on sears website but the company says it wasn't the one selling the jewelry. nbc 10's delaware bureau reporter tim furlong got the explanation. >> reporter: jennifer steinberg shops at sears. when she saw the sideways swastika ring advertised -- >> i expect more from them. who thinks swastika and doesn't think knneo-nazi? >> reporter: sears has an online marketplace where you can buy things on their site from third party vendors. that being said, i think most people would probably feel like anything you buy through the sears site you're essentially buying from sears. sears sent me 'statement, tell me the item was listed by independent third parties on sears marketplace and violates
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guidelines. they tell me it was removed as soon as they became aware of its existence on their site. they are contacting the sellers toç strongly voice their conce over their lack of judgment. i, too, tried unsuccessfully to reach the manufacturer of the ring. >> we live in a country with free speech but we can't perpetrate hatred like this. it's absolutely unconscionable. >> reporter: ellen bern hart is with the jewish federation of delaware. she's disappointed sears didn't more aggressively monitor products for sale on their own site. she thinks other companies should be more careful, too. i found swastika rings on amazon and ebay but those companies are considered middle men in online transactions. >> i was horrified. i was absolutely horrified to see a swastika ring. they owe the jewish community and others a major explanation and apology. >> reporter: in wilmington, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. philadelphia police are
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looking for three women they believe are involved in the theft of a man's prosthetic leg. sonny forest jr. got his leg back after it was found on a subway train. he says he took the prosthetic leg off while singing for fans after the eagles game at the licn. the singer tells nbc 10 as he was sitting on a scooter, a young woman in eagles gear grabbed the leg and took off with two other women. he believes the woman was probably drunk. she's a philly kid who gave new meaning to the term "throw leak a girl." now mo'ne davis is getting another national honor. "time" magazine named her one of the 25 most influential teens of 2014. davis became a household name during the taney dragons run in the little league world series. she's one of only two 13-year-olds to make "time's"
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list. the other is 13-year-old sasha obama who shared a spot with her 17-year-old sister malia. other honorees include 17-year-old nobel prize winner malala yousafzai, çlorde, 16-year-old jaden smith, local connection here, plus 17-year-old kylie and kendall jenner of "keeping up with the kardashians" fame. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, many of us are dealing with low clouds or some fog. as we go through tonight, we'll have the fog around. even into tomorrow morning. so for your morning commute tomorrow, give yourself a little extra time. fog will be in the area. warmer temperatures ahead for tomorrow. wednesday near 80 degrees. after the warm air gets here, thunderstorms by the middle of the week. right now we are still in the mid-to-low 60s. 64 in philadelphia. through the lehigh valley.
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59 in allentown. most areas north and west of philadelphia are around 60 degrees. mid-to-low 60s, south jersey and delaware. still a cool evening especially if you have drizzle in your area. it's kind of cool and misty out there and tomorrow morning it will be like that with the fog, too. here's a live look out towards the comcast center in philadelphia. the low clouds are still in this view. they have in fact lifted a little bit. but come tomorrow morning, the clouds settle back down and that's where we will see the morning fog. here's future visibility, overnight tonight the fog continues moving in. by midnight, some areas are around a mile visibility. 7:00, 8:00, not too much has changed. we'll still have the fog around for your morning drive tomorrow. locally on radar we're mainly on the dry side. a few sprinkles left over in parts of cape may county. these are pushing offshore and starting to clear out. farther back off to our west, we have a lot of severe weather moving into kentucky, tennessee,
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alabama, louisiana and this is all part of a cold front that will eventually make it here as we go into the middle of the week. mainly wednesday will be our best chance for thunderstorms late wednesday. here's future weather. we stay cloudy overnight with fog. that starts us off tomorrow morning. areas of drizzle possibly through the afternoon, we'reç mostly on the dry side. some of the clouds linger through the day. on wednesday, we start off with more cloud cover. late in the day, wednesday night, you notice storms setting up to our west. this will start to move in late wednesday and some of us could linger into your thursday. the thunderstorms will be in the forecast this week. for tonight, though, cloudy and drizzle. more fog developing overnight tonight. 58 for the low in philadelphia. 55 degrees north and west. then tomorrow we'll see morning fog to start off your day and you could see areas of drizle with that cloudy through the day and warmer, too. temperatures mid to upper 70s. on wednesday, closer to 80 degrees, warm with late thunderstorms moving in. thursday some of the rain could linger but we clear up and cool down all the way into the weekend with temperatures in the 60s. john?
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>> thanks, sheena. the giants talk trash heading into the game last night. we'll show you what else they did to the eagles logo before the game. we get the eagles response. how long will darren sproles be out? we'll tell you. and is chip kelly concerned? that's next. ♪ i thought it'd be bigger. ♪ ♪ (dad) there's nothing i can't reach in my subaru.
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in cases of rape,pposes aborin cases of incest,ions. and in cases where the mother's health is in danger. no woman should be forced to carry a pregnancy from a rape. mario scavello sponsored a bill to force women to have unnecessary and invasive ultrasounds. it's horrifying. women need to know that mario scavello wants to stand between them and their doctors in making decisions that aren't his to make. this is the xfinity sportsdesk, brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> i'm john clark. the eagles riding high off the blackout blowout last night. the birds are 5-1, the top seed in the nfc. nobody has a better record in football. there was billing concern for running back darren sproles. the spark plug forever the eagles offense. darren sprained his mcl last night.
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it's good that it's not more serious. he's expected to miss a game or two. good timing with the eagles being on the bye week. chip kelly, not too concerned. >> he has an mcl sprain. it could be a week or two. could be back after -- we have a week off. he's got -- he'll get treatment and assess when we get back next tuesday. giants talked trash all last week. before the game last night they gathered in the middle of the field and stomped on the birds logo. the eagles knew about it. they didn't appreciate it. the birds shutout said it all. >> i have nothing to say to them. we'll see them whenever we play them next time. >> talk about the trash talking? i mean, only because you guys let us know what was said. 27-0. >> that's all that needs to be said. you know chip kelly likes to do everything fast, plays fast,
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talks fast, thinks fast. he coached up the photographers today. >> we had to coach the photographers a little bit. they wanted to get -- one thing thought he was ansel adams. let's get this thing taken and let's go. it's not like it's going to be hanging in the philadelphia museum of art or anything. it's going to go in someone's office somewhere. let's get it done. >> imagine a company picnic with chip. the flyers practicing)q shootout. they're the worst shootout team since the nhl started them. hextall, a high school goalie, they still couldn't score. >> they weren't scoring on hex's boy either, young kid, 18 years old or whatever. >> flyers winless in their first three games they have to dig out of this hole tomorrow night. john clark. back to you, renee. here's a look at what's
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coming up tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. bungled burglary. new video into our newsroom shows a break-in gone wrong at a local store. watch as this guy tries his best to get into a display case. what he finally made off with tonight at 11:00. with tom corbett, things keep getting worse. september 16th. budget deficits force pennsylvania to borrow $1.5 billion dollars just to keep the lights on. three days later, pennsylvania's unemployment rate goes up for the second straight month. under tom corbett, we've fallen from 9th to 47th in job creation. and on september 25th, pennsylvania's credit is downgraded for the fifth time in two years. why would we give tom corbett four more years?
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♪ and the rockets red glare >> a celebration in honor of christopher columbus started with music in norristown today. elmwood park is the sight of the christopher columbus monument. the tribute to the man who discovered america was put in the park more than 20ç years a. today's keynote speaker was the montgomery county sheriff. we will have a great shredder event. nbc 10 and telemundo 62 teaming up with allstate to get rid of your outdated documents. best of all, it's free.
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for all of us here at nbc 10, thanks for watching. i'm renee chenault-fattah. for sheena parveen and all of us, the news continues with "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. on our broadcast tonight, what went wrong with hospital procedure? the questions now that a 26-year-old nurse is the latest ebola patient in the u.s. high alert as a violent storm system now moves across our country. it's already spawned tornadoes tonight. 40 million americans are in the path of this weather. behind closed doors, what happened today at the vatican that's being described as earth shattering for the catholic church. and making a difference, a place where one man's trash is treasure island for a lot of young creative minds. "nightly news" begins now. from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. good evening. and with another ebola patient now hospitalized, it'