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now cool in pottstown and doils down. in the 60s the rest of the area including philadelphia international. south philadelphia at 71 and a debris warmer along the delaware river trail. sunshine bright to start with. the cloud will thin out. see sunshine. then the clouds return this afternoon. ahead of showers later today. by 2:00 this afternoon, 84 degrees. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. now jessica boyington is standing by with your traffic alert. >> updates for you for mass transit. media/elwyn line resumed on septa but delays for that already. new jersey transit suspended through atlantic city and philadelphia but shuttle bussing passengers to make up for it. patco service has resumed but expect small delays there as everything starts to get under
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way again. the schuylkill expressway around spring garden street you can see if you're headed westbound or eastbound things looking okay and moving along. we looked at the schuylkill expressway eastbound from the blue ridge up to the vine a 12-minute trip. building volume on 95. about 15-minute trip there and no problem on the blue route. crews have been working around the clock overnight to get the power back on for folks all across our region. >> although they have been making some progress there are still more than 200,000 homes without power. delaware county under a state of emergency and utility crews working around the clock to untail the power lines wrapped around tree limbs and dangling over streets. here are the latest outage numbers. peco reports the last half hour the number of people without power dropped below 50,000 for the first time since the storm. ac electrical dealing with 125,000 outages and pse&g has
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13,000 customers without power. matt delucia is mantua in gloucester county. >> we are here on windsor way. this is a disaster area at least in some spots out here. this home here entire side of the house was torn off. you see the backyard here. this fence is just torn off as well. just pieces of that. the plastic and the roofing material, the shingles are just littered across this yard out here. the same situation at the homes just behind this one and the ones next door. then really you can look across the street and some of these homes have zero damage so really hit or miss, depending on where the storm hit and where these winds really picked up speed. but we have been seeing this throughout the area out here and a lot of these homes did not
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have power. some of these homes have been condemned because of all damage out here. this is really just a result of those straight line wind. again, there was no tornado reported in this area. really just heavy straight line wind coming through this area. we have been seeing a lot of people over the past 24 hours come out and start cleaning up some of this damage but these folks out here especially have a lot of work ahead of them. i've been checking out some of those outage numbers that we just heard you guys talk about that a couple of minutes ago. but i've been looking pse&g. still several counties that are experiencing outages at this point. mostly camden county. at this point, there are still some municipalities here in gloucester county are experiencing outages. this neighborhood for the most part, does have some power but some customer service customers are opening as a result of this. cherry hill west high school and medford firehouse is opening and
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linola firehouse in new jersey from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. we have video where you can see some of that damage that we have been seeing throughout the day yesterday. the folks out here just really cleaning up trying to repair some of these roof shingles and boarding up windows, cleaning up all of this debris. the tree branches have littered the streets and the sidewalks and also the lawns. as we take another live look out here folks are not here right now. this home has been condemned and they are going to have a lot more work ahead of them for the next couple of days at least. live in mantua in gloucester county matt delucia, nbc10 news. national weather service says straight line winds, not a tornado, caused this damage in deptford mall. layers of siding were torn off the building. the storm ripped across the roof of a nearby friendly's
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restaurant. the roof is now lying in the parking lot of this motel. we have shown you a fraction of the images captured across our region. to see more tap on the nbc10 news app for your smartphone or tablet. overnight crews put out a fire at an apartment complex in ben salem, buck county. a viewer was there when the fire started at the country common apartments on reesely road. firefighters responded around 2:00 this morning. residents inside this three story apartment building evacuated. there are no reports of anybody hurt. investigators will now be looking for the cause of the fire that damaged several units and some office space. today, defense attorneys and prosecutors will make their opening statements at the trial of a former philadelphia police officer. steven lupo is charged with perjury and making false reports. prosecutors say he falsified facts about two arrests he made and then lied about those arrests in court.
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a north hampton county man could face the death penalty if convicted of murdering a man whom police have called a good samaritan. while in court yesterday, jeffrey noble allegedly lashed out against the justice system and the media. noble insisted no way he'll receive a fair trial. prosecutors say noble shot and killed andrew white at the quality inn in march. police say white was a good samaritan because he tried to help knoble representative ago room for him because knoble had no place to stay. the case could go to trial in december. a store we brought to you at 11:00 last night, update you a story. we have been checking on the condition of a child struck in west philadelphia. we found out the 2-year-old boy is in critical condition at the hospital. nbc10 was on the scene at 41st and cambridge streets last night where police tell us the driver did stop at the scene. philadelphia police say they may have caught the man responsible for nearly 70 car
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break-ins. right now, the man is facing charges in just one case. but investigators suspect he may be responsible for a series of car break-ins in south philadelphia. many of them involving hondas. detectives said they used home security video to identify the man and track him down. today, reading terminal market will host a breakfast to thank philadelphia police officers and firefighters for their search and rescue efforts during last month's deadly train derailment. the amtrak crashed on may 12th and killed 8 and injured hundreds of others. in the meantime, the nation's top railroad regulator insists she will enforce a deadline for installing safety equipment that could have prevented the crash, but the railroads say they are not likely to meet that deadline to install positive train control that can automatically slow or stop a train to avoid an accident like the one that killed eight people in port richmond.
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8:00 minutes after 6:00. a nice sunny start this morning. the humidity was so low yesterday is low again today. but clouds return later today and with that come showers and possibly thunderstorms this week. looking at a rainy weekend and cool start but completely dry this morning. 59 in doylestown. 69 at philadelphia international. scattered clouds there. millsville at 62. lovely view of camel back this morning which will see plenty of sunshine this morning. it's this afternoon that the clouds will be increasing. as far as rainfall is concerned, it doesn't look like we will get any wet weather until this evening. scattered cloud in the area but the massive clouds moving through the midwest are the showers and thunderstorms that may be moving into our area this evening. heavy rainfall in indiana and central illinois. this is where we expected it to be.
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and by later today, expected to be in southwestern pennsylvania. that is at 4:00 this afternoon. then the threat of showers will be here during the evening hours at 9:00 this evening, we could see heavy downpours moving through maryland and into central and southern delaware. this is where there is a threat of damaging winds and hail from severe weather. that threat stays to the south of philadelphia. the farther north you can, the less likely of seeing showers and thunderstorms this evening. during the day, enough sunshine to warm you into the upper 70s for the pocono mountains. sunny skies for allentown and reading, 8:000s this afternoon. middle 80s for mt. holly. 83 doylestown and 80s at the shore. dry during the day for rehoboth and cape may and atlantic city. showers arriving this evening. parts of the area scattered activity for this area and wilmington will likely see an evening shower. today sunshine and then clouds later on.
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this weekend, looks like rain for saturday. a high of just 71 degrees. we could see some late day sunshine sunday. seven-day forecast when i come back in ten minutes. time to get a first look at the traffic situation on this thursday morning. >> jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the road. you're looking at 95 right now? >> yeah, seeing volume build around 95 at state road. about a 17 minute drive time and normally takes 12 minutes or so. southbound from wood haven road to the vine street expressway moving through the work zone here. starting to stack up quite a bit. the northbound side doing just a bit better but typical for the morning commute. shelton hammer accident seen on willow grove avenue and west glennside avenue to watch out for. montgomery county this area. there are fallen power cables. check in with mass transit in the next ten minutes. help is on the way.
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nbc10's monique braxton is live in cherry hill with a community that is hit hard by this week's storm. >> reporter: good morning. the dawning of a new day brings hope for electricity, restoration of power and ppl is opening its doors. we will tell you why and what they hope to provide in a few minutes. planning a trip for the july fourth weekend? so are you and everybody else. what you need to know before you hit the roads.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures.
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because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong. teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now. effects of tuesday night storms are still being felt this morning. thousands of people across our area are waking up without power. nbc10's monique braxton is live in delaware county. we know official are opening up the park today who are still in the dark? >> reporter: that's right. it's happening in a few hours.
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ppl park home of philadelphia union, will be opening its doors to folks who have not had electricity for more than 24 hours. take a look at our video. this morning, we have learned updated information that about 24,000 people still do not have electricity in delaware county. crews have been working around the clock since tuesday's storm knocked out electricity to more than 70,000 customers at that point. the borough hall the site of multiple press conferences, on the devastation, served as a shelter last night. a refuge. people could get food and ice and charge their electronics. this morning, back out here live now. delaware residents may come here to ppl to take a shower and grab some food and water. live from chester, monique braxton, nbc10 news. what we have shown you so far is just a fraction of the images captured across our
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region. to see viewer video and photos from the storms and their impact tap on the nbc10 news app for your smartphone or tablet. today the new jersey legislature is expected to vote on a bill that would change emergency medical services in camden and allow cooper university hospital to take over ambulance and paramedic services for the city. right now the cities are provide by another health system which says the bill is an attempt to go around the usual method for assigning paramedics. cooper argues that its staff is best able to serve the need of the community.5 from our delaware bureau new castle county officials will break ground on a new 21 million library in september and a 12 acre site at delaware and belleview avenue near milth wilmington. it will be signed as more of a community center with stem classrooms and a leg ompltso room.
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if you're heading out of town for the july fourth weekend are you not alone. americans are expected to travel in big numbers next weekend. according to aaa, 42 million will travel 50 miles or more for the holiday weekend. a stronger economy and consumer confidence and cheaper gas, most importantly. here is what you can expect to pay for gas in our area right now. let's check the traffic on thei%f at 6:17. ots. seeing volume on 95 right around the cottman avenue work zone and normal so far. updates from mass transit. media/elwyn service resumed but 10 to 15 minute delays all the of that. new jersey transit service suspended from atlantic city
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into philadelphia. shuttle bussing passengers to make up for that. patco service has resumed there. good news. taking a drive down the p.a. turnpike everything is moving along. 21 minutes both directions westbound or eastbound. checking out 4422 around egypt road westbound doing okay. little more volume headed eastbound and drive times typically slow for the morning. 29 to the schuylkill expressway about nine minute trip. watching the accident seen in shelton ham and willow grove area. more drive times in ten. 6:18. the sun has been up now about 45 minutes. the temperatures are holding in the 60s to start with which is normal for this time of year. you can see the sunshine hitting the tops of the buildings. the view from center city looking past the art museum this morning. 69 in philadelphia. that's right where we were yesterday at this time. the humidity is lower this
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morning. you can feel the difference. northwesterly winds at 3 miles an hour. it is still a northwesterly wind and bringing dry air even to the shore. a beautiful view from cape may from the the lafayette hotel. lots of sunshine at the shore. there will be some cloud later today with just a chance of an evening shower for points along the coastline. look at the calm conditions much less wind than yesterday. that breeze is settling down but we still have a bit of a northwesterly flow that will change during the day. and so will the amount of cloud cover. you can see the scattered thin clouds that we have this morning. still getting lots of sunshine. thicker clouds are to the west and with those clouds will come the chance of some showers. not during the day today. temperatures will climb 80 degrees by 11:00 with sunshine. clouds roll back into the area this afternoon and that will lead to some showers and possibly some thunderstorms this evening. the chance of showers sticks around for friday. it's a cooling trend. high near 80 in the afternoon.
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no nowhere near 80 on saturday. chance of steady rain saturday and high of 71. by sunday still rain in the area in the morning. but those showers should be out of here in the afternoon. sunshine breaking through the clouds we could see 78 degrees on sunday. then warmer next week. in fact, warming trend that will have us close to 90 tuesday afternoon. a chance of more showers and possibly thunderstorms wednesday. opinions mean everything when they come from the u.s. supreme court. the session there are two hot topics the nation is waiting for. it's nba draft day. sixer fans can celebrate by enjoying pizza and beer. the party is free so find out how you can get in on the action. speaking of free. nbc10 and nbc10 universal are giving away money to local nonprofit organizations. in a project called 21st century solutions. the goal is to support nonprofits that are implementing
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new and innovative programs. check it out at nbcphiladelphia.com. deadline is july 3rd.
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we now know beyonce will headline made in america festival in philadelphia this year. she closed the concert in 2013. she is joined by jay cole and many others. the festival will run for two days september 5th and 6th and the parkway will be packed. if you are an american express card member you can get free sale tickets starting today. they go on sale to the general public monday at noon. talking sports now. they can go to a draft party at 6:00 this evening in center city. sick sixers have the third
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overall selection. rumors they will take russell. there were rumors last weekend he didn't want to play for the sixers but, yesterday, he said, quote, it's a great place. why wouldn't i want to be there? sixers also have five picks in the second round. sixers fans don't have to go to brooklyn to see the draft live. they can go to a draft party at 6:00 this evening in center city. fans can follow the draft on large screen tvs and enjoy food and beverages and give-aways. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we are looking live right now at 202 mill lane. everything moving along just fine through the work zone there. accident scene in shelton ham and update for you out in montgomery county. for now, here is today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> seeing sunshine on the city and live view looking across the delaware from the adventure aquarium. right now philadelphia international reporting 69 degrees. thousands of people are going on day two of no power.
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nbc10's matt delucia is live in gloucester county on to show us the storm damage and cleanup there. matt? >> reporter: tens of thousands of people still have no power this morning. folks are waking up and cleaning up and reminders of tuesday night's storm still remain in many parts of our area. we will have another live look after the break. there are not one, but two prison workers charged with helping the two convicts in upstate new york make their break. we will get an update on the manhunt that has been under way almost three weeks now.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong. teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now.
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no power. homes damaged. lots of cleanup to do this morning. we are live in one gloucester county neighborhood that has some calling this a disaster area. the sun is up and shining
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now but the clouds will be moving in later on. there are some rainy days ahead in time for the weekend. welcome back. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm denise nakano. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert forecast. changes on the way, bill? >> you'll see them later today but, this morning, a pleasant start. humidity is low and temperatures cool 50s and 60s and where they should be this time of the year. shore has got sunshine. the sun is already on the beach. going to be warm in the eight for cape may but sunshine bright. it's later today we will see some clouds. right now completely dry and cool. allentown, pottstown in the low 50s and 55 northeast philadelphia. pock know mountains now 49 degrees. a good chillier than it has been. sunshine bright and warm up to 80 at 11:00 and 84 by 2:00.
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the clouds will be increasing this afternoon and could lead to wet weather later today. your future cast hour-by-hour when i come back in ten minutes. right now let's check in with jessica boyington to see how the traffic is moving this morning. in the normal spots. 95 approaching girard avenue one of our first majors to really start to jam up. heading southbound right here 26-minute drive time from wood haven road to the vine street expressway. the northbound lanes doing a bit better but typically as well. shelton ham an accident scene on willow avenue and west glenside avenue. 295 around exit 16 there is downed wires at swedesboro road. ramps are closed so follow the police directing traffic around the incident and plan. you'll need an extra ten minutes to get through the area. cherry hill new jersey ongoing construction that tends to build
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up because only one lane getting by on 70 westbound between south cornell and mcclellan avenue. update on mass transit coming up. crews are making progress to restore power and cleanup after tuesday night's storm. we just got an update on the outage numbers in the past 15 minutes. they have all improved since last night. peco reports number of customers without power dropped below 50,000 for the first time since the storm. ac electrical is dealing with 125,000 outages. pse&g has 13,000 customers without power and delmarva working to turn the lights back on for 1600 customers. peco said it could take until friday to get many back online. peco is bringing in about 500 extra workers from kentucky, new york and ohio. those crews will be working around the clock to restore power. nbc10's matt delucia is one of the hardest hit area mantua,
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gloucester county. what is the conditions like this morning? >> we have been out here several hours this morning. we are seeing more and more damage out here as the sun comes up. you can see some of the homes with the siding ripped off and roofs ripped off. this tree out of the ground here. this stop sign was taken down by those heavy wind tuesday night. across the street here can you see this stop sign not taken out of the ground but bent. we have also seen twisted street signs out here as well. a flag pole there in front of that sign that was also bent as well. so we have been seeing a lot of this throughout the morning and, of course, these folks have been cleaning up the past 24 hours. even longer than that since that storm same through tuesday night. you see some of the homes out here with the heaviest damage. behind you is where we were half hour ago you see the entire side of that house ripped off. this one receipt here. yellow sign on the door a lot of these homes are condemned, so much damage out here. this garage taken out. on the other side of this house there's some siding ripped off
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as well. a lot of damage out here. you see that debris out here on the front of the lawn. this mailbox is ripped off as well. these folks will try to clean up whatever they can. garbage cans up and down the street and filled with debris. fortunately it looks like a lot of these folks have power, whereas, thousands do not. matt delucia, nbc10 news. the national weather service confirms it was straight line wind, not a tornado, that caused this damage in deptford gloucester county on tuesday night. winds flipped over a car at the mall and peeled off layers of siding from the building and the storm ripped apart the roof of a nearby friendly's restaurant. at the golden luck motel, the roof is lying in the parking lot. meanwhile delaware county under a state of emergency. utility crews working around the clock to untangle the piles of power lines wrapped around tree
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limbs and dangling over streets. long beach island, boats became flying debris. the national weather service now says this was caused by a water spout on tuesday night. this is new video of the storm on lbi and ripped the boats out of the water and tossed them at nearby homes. >> but general asking everybody going to the beach, my neighbors, did anybody lose a joke? ? they think i would be joking. >> the damage here was caused by a water spout says the national weather service and not a tornado. if your power is still out and you need to recharge your phone, tablet or computer comcast nbc10 is helping you power up. several x-finity locations are ready to recharge your devices. more information on the nbc10 news app. happening today a new york prison guard charged with smuggling tools to two inmates before their escape is set for his second appearance in court today.
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that corrections officer, gene palmer, posted bail just hours after his arrest. the judge arraigned him on charges connected to sneaking tools to the two convicted killers. now you're looking at police taking palmer to jail following his court appearance in plattsburg, new york, last night. he is expected back in court today. palmer's lawyer will decide if he'll waive a preliminary hearing in the case. the charges include contraband, misconduct, and tampering with physical evidence. investigators believe he delivered tools inside frozen hamburger meat. to inmates david sweat and richard matt. his lawyer said palmer did not know what was inside that fro frozen meat. >> he admitted to passing the hamburger meat, he had no knowledge that there were any contraband, other than the meat itself. >> palmer is a second prison employee facing charges in the prisoners' escape. the manhunt, new york state police say they will not quit until the escaped convicts are captured. authorities say david sweat and richard matt cut through
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steel pipes and broke through a brick wall during their prison break almost three weeks ago.:" d0# m we are watching for the evening hours. the first clouds, though, will start moving in during the afternoon. these heavy downpours through
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central illinois and indiana possible for parts of delaware this evening. the hour-by-hour future cast shows by this afternoon, at 4:00 those showers and potentially some thunderstorms are in southwestern pennsylvania. they are on the move. and it is later this evening that we could see heavy downpours in maryland and central and southern delaware. with those storms comes a threat of severe weather. could see damaging winds and hail. most of the rest of the area just some scattered lighter showers and those will be around as we head into tomorrow too. enjoy this while it's around. sunshine. 77 degrees for the pocono mountains. low 80s for quaker town and up to 84 allentown. sunshine will be bright this morning in doylestown and trenton and clouds increasing this afternoon. looks like a good day at the shore in the 80s. atlantic city 84 and also in the middle 80s for dover and vine land. sunny skies this morning. this afternoon clouds increase.
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83 westchester and philadelphia 86 degrees this afternoon. weekend, nowhere near this warm. 70s. low 70s at that for saturday with a chance of some steady rain saturday and still could see some showers into sunday morning. but then things start to change. seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. 6:39 on thursday. folks getting up and getting ready to go to work. >> bright sunshine out there. >> we are looking at right now is the glare for the. you can see sun glare southbound especially. the northbound lanes doing better because heading away from it. seeing small delays the 42 freeway but everything moving along fine. as for tuesday night's storms still causing problems around the new jersey area. a lot of traffic lights are out. here are on few.
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i'll have updates for you from mass transit coming up. they refuse to bow down to fear. members of the charleston church where nine people were murdered hold their first bible study since the massacre. okay you know what? no no no. >> the president pulled out that parent finger wave. you know that. no. no. wasn't reprimanding his children. we will explain what caused the eruption at the white house.
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this just in. new information about an overnight fire in the apartment complex in bensalem. video sent to us by a viewer who was there when the fire started at the country commons apartment on richly road. the last 15 minutes we learned a firefighter is injured and we are told it's a minor injure and we learned that six apartments and the rental office were damaged. investigators are still looking for the cause. today, the u.s. supreme court could render its rulings on the land mark issues of same-sex marriage and obama
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care. obama care act, the high court will decide if subsidies in 34 states are constitutional. the justices are deciding constitutionality of same-sex marriage marriage. we spoke to a local lgbt advocate. >> i mean, this is a hugely important civil rights issue to the entire country and speaks to what our american values are, that all americans are treated equally treated with respect and dignity. >> right now in our area same-sex marriage is legal in pennsylvania, new jersey, and delaware. this photography project is part of the city's mural arts program showing face was dedicated yesterday by members of the seniors from the john c. anderson apartments. the photos will be displayed on
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billboards throughout the city and at bus shelters and soon to be published book. president obama found himself at the white house yesterday found himself battling control of the audience. see what happened as he encountered a heckler. >> no, no, no, no. hey. listen. you're in my house. no, no. >> how do you respond to that? the crowd drowned out the heckler with chants of obama, obama. the person was eventually escorted out of the building. funerals will be held today for two of the nine victims of the charleston church massacre. this as the community is showing signs of healing. now last night, exactly a week after the massacre emanuel ame church resumed their bible study. no cameras allowed inside but a hundred people and standing room
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only. church goers say nothing inside the church to indicate a shooting there except wood paneling that has been removed in from the walls. the company's president says the flag has become a negative symbol of the country's past and the flag represents only a small portion of the company's business. valley forge flag company made a similar decision. they are pulling references to the confederate flag from its website and telling plant managers to cancel pending order. louisiana governor bobby jindal has officially declared his candidacy for president. he made the announcement yesterday afternoon near new orleans. he says a bold conservative message will win the white house and that he has the ability to carry out a reform agenda.
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>> i'm not running for president to be somebody! i'm running for president to do something! we have had enough of talker. it is time for a doer. >> 44-year-old jindal is the son of immigrants from india and first elected governor of louisiana in 2007. he joins a crowded field. right now, there are 12 gop candidates vying for a nomination. on the democratic side, four declared candidates in the race for president so far. let's go to new york for a look what is ahead on "today." >> good morning to matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> good morning. >> nice to see you both. coming up on thursday here on the show the attorney for that second prison worker now arrested in connection with the escaped, the prison escape in upstate new york is speaking out. what he is saying about his client's alleged involvement.
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if your child is confronted what looks like a bully in action, how would they react? natalie is putting more teens to the test on the series "my kid would never do that. >> and catching up with the cannes festival. that and more this morning on "today." >> looking forward to it. thanks. 11 minutes before 7:00 a.m. sunshine right now. you can see it here. a pleasant start this morning. the humidity is low and it's cooler this morning. 69 degrees in philadelphia. humidity down to 63% and that number will come down during the day. look at the sunshine at cape may. a live view from the lafayette hotel. bright sunshine to start with. later today, there will be clouds moving into the area. the cool. 50s for pottstown and doylestown and low 60s for millsville and wilmington at 65.
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50s around and low 60s for levitt town and that area. farther northwest doylestown at 59 and 55. a warm-up today. like yesterday in the middle 80s. the difference is clouds will be moving in during the afternoon hours. first clouds are rolling through pittsburgh right now. lots of clouds but cloud on the radar shows no showers just yet. the wet weather that is on the way is moving through illinois and indiana and headed towards the ohio valley and this is a possibility for us for this evening. but during the day, should be dry. sunshine. a few clouds. 72 at 8:00. by 11:00, bright sunny skies. 80 degrees. 84 at 2:00. that's when the clouds start rolling into the area. tomorrow not as hot. scattered showers. 79 degrees. a cooling trend continue into the weekend. a potential for steady rainfall
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on saturday. 64 in the morning. then creeping into the very low 70s saturday afternoon. sunday we will see the showers come to an end and bright sunshine for monday and tuesday afternoon, closer to 90 degrees. plenty of bright sunshine for that morning commute. let's get the latest on how it looks on the road. >> jessica boyington is keeping and eye on the rails. good news? >> we have good news guys. from tuesday night's storms we have been dealing with a lot all day. yesterday, the media/elwyn line resumed service and so have septa. 10 to 15 minute delays operating there but it's still moving so it's definitely a good thing. new jersey transit from atlantic city to philadelphia still suspended so far today. we will keep you updated on that for sure. patco, service resumed so good news. on the schuylkill expressway we are starting to see slow speeds about 17 or 18 minutes eastbound or westbound. right around the curve.
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you can see at this point no real problems. a typically volume but everything moving along just fine. accident scene in willow grove avenue and westglenside avenue and keep you updated coming up. the arch bishop had a press conference. this is a live picture of st. peters square. mayor michael nutter exchanged gifts with the mayor of rome. both mayors and archbishop and other leaders held a meeting to go over security procedures. the main concern how to keep the pontiff safe when he visits philadelphia in september. >> there is a schedule, a script. then this is propose francis. he will pretty much do whatever he wants. you know, he wins most of those battles. but i think there are ways to deal with those kinds of issues. he has to be safe but we also want to have a great time and be
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accessible to the people. >> he is considered a pope for the people. the world meeting of families by the way starts on september 22nd in philadelphia. the pope will be here on saturday, 26th and sunday the 27th. we will have you covered leading up to the visit and while he is here. right now, chris cato is in roam. watch for his report this afternoon on nbc10 start at 4:00. time is 6:53. plenty of cleanup to be done after tuesday's powerful storm. nbc10's matt delucia is live in hard-hit gloucester county with a look at what crews are working on there today. >> reporter: from the trees on the ground to the homes that are just ripped apart, homeowners are going to be out here once again trying to get everything cleaned up. we will give you another look at the damage and update on the outages in this area next.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong. teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now.
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i'm matt delucia live in mantua gloucester county where the cleanup continuous. street lights resting alongside the road and torn out of the ground because of tuesday night's storm. the heavy wind we had, straight line wind. you can see damage caused to the houses out here. siding ripped off of this one. also the fence on the backyard torn to shreds. trees taken out of the ground and branches and limbs. leaves also on the ground as well. a lot of the shingles have been littering the sidewalks and the front yards as well. there are some service centers that are going to be open for
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pse&g customers. last check 12,000 customers still without power in the area and here in gloucester county 3,000 customers don't have power at this hour. stations are set up. one in cherry hill and morris town medford you can recharge your phone and get water and ice if you need it. another busy day for the folks out here in south jersey cleaning from this storm on tuesday night. matt delucia nbc10 news live. i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic this morning. 95 right around state road one of the first places we are starting to see a little bit more volume so headed southbound toward the center city area there. almost half an hour drive time from wood haven road to the vine street expressway. we were dealing with mass transit delays since tuesday night's storm. but septa service all resumed and small delays for the
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media/elwyn line and suspended from philadelphia and new jersey. patco service resumed. definitely good news. middletown township fallen power cables. cherry hill a downed pole and wires on east 70 eastbound. what a great start to the day. lots of sunshine. just a few scattered cloud. no sign of wet weather this morning. humidity is low. look at cape may. just begging for people to come to the beach! i woned if we could get anybody to volunteer to do that today? inland we are seeing some sunshine. a great view of the river this morning. tall ships in town this weekend. unfortunately, with the weekend will come the chance of some wet weather. sailors can handle it but visitors visiting the ships may not like it so much. completely dry this morning. there is a chance we will see some showers, possibly even some thunderstorms later today. a few showers are moving through
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eastern ohio. that is the beginning of the change. you can see the heavier storms in the midwest. a possibility later today. >> "today" is next. see you 25 minutes for update. good morning. another arrest. the second prison workers accused of helping the inmates who escaped in upstate new york. was he doing favors in exchange for richard matt's prison artwork. why the two men on the run may be armed. fiery crash. a national guard f-16 goes down. the search to find the pilot. whole foods under investigation for overcharging customers. did they overstate the weights of certain foods. was it intentional? and heckled at home. >> okay. you know what. no

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