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today we mark a tragic anniversary. one year ago two state troopers were ambushed in the poconos. one died, the other seriously wounded. we'll update the case against eric frein. it will be a wet start to our weekend. i hate to tell you. you can see the showers moving in from the west on the first alert radar. how much rain to expect and when. that's all coming up in the forecast. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm roess mary connors. it's 8:30 on this saturday. let's get to the weekend weather with brittney shipp. i didn't know we could take any more rain after the storms this week. what a downpour. >> you could think the atmosphere would have nothing left to give us, but we'll see another round of thunderstorms as we head into the afternoon and evening. there's a live look outside right now. but we are seeing a mostly cloudy start to the day. if i switch over to radar, you can see that the clouds are
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increasing now and we are tracking rain off to the west and off to the southwest of us and this is a system that is going to roll through. it's a cold front which means it's going to leave us cold after it moves through. tomorrow is going to be a lot cooler than what we'll see today. by 2:00 p.m., you should notice a few more sprinkles and light rain in the area as we progress the model closer to 6:00 p.m., the heaviest rain is off the shore in atlantic city. lancaster county, lehigh val valli and the poconos. we could see a few lingering showers. mostly cloudy skies. for the rest of tonight and then as we head into sunday, we start to clear things up. we also cool things down. temperatures are going to stay in the mid-70s tomorrow. today high 70s. some locations even the 80s. right longs the shore, it's going to be a stormy day. >> thanks, brittney. we'll check with you shortly. this morning a police officer in delaware county could be released from the hospital
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after he was injured on the job by a hit and run driver. jesse gary is live. there's a bit of irony in the case because the officer is ahead of the department's investigation division. >> that is exactly right. and now he is also the central witness in a crime that put him in the hospital. let's look at our video. police say the officer was a 12-year veteran who was riding his police motorcycle near 4th and ward streets. the suspect driver cut him off sending him flying past the crashed motorcycle. margarita was driving to pick up her daughter from school at the time the accident happened. she has seen a lot of crime in chester but someone running down a cop and then racing off from the scene, that's a first for her. >> i've seen a lot of shooting and hitting and fighting. but the first time that i've
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seen someone hit an officer and left. you know, it's the first time i see that. >> reporter: the officer is being held at krozer chester medical. police here are trolling for the suspect's vehicle. we'll talk mb about what they're looking for and who's behind the wheel coming up in the next 30 minutes. jesse gary, nbc 10 news. >> we'll see you then. a couple in chester county is missing this morning and police are asking for your help to find them. this is dominic jampo and his wife barbara. they recently moved into the bellingham retirement community in east goshen township. according to police, a family member, their son spoke to his parents around 9:30 yesterday morning. they told him they were planning to go to the grocery store. the couple should be in a silver 2007 lexus rx 350 with a pennsylvania license plate of
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hdm-5216. dominic is diabetic and needs insulin. if you need any information as to the couple's whereabouts, police would like to hear from you. it was one year ago today when federal authorities say a man armed with a high-powered rifle carried out a deadly ambush on two pennsylvania state troopers in the poconos. the shooting happened outside of the blooming grove barracks. bryan dickson was killed and alex douglas seriously wounded. it set off the manhunt for eric frein. nearly a thousand federal, state authorities descended to find the cop killer. they found frein in an abandoned airport hangar. yesterday nbc 10 spoke to the father of the murdered officer by phone. he shared what life has been like for his family over the past year. >> every night when i go to work, i say i love you, we miss
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you. we're holding our own, but then we have our moments. >> state police tell us they have no plans for a memorial today and that they are still trying to move past the tragedy. meanwhile, frein is charged with first-degree murder. his trial is scheduled for december. the south jersey teen who died at a friend's sleepover will be laid to rest later on today. friends and family will pay their last respects to 14-year-old kara lemanowicz. her service will be at 9:30 to 11:00 this morning in gibsboro. authorities say her death is not suspicious. they think a medical condition may have played a role. now to a warning for college students in philadelphia. police are investigating a rash of robberies near temple's campus. the most recent incident happened on the 1700 block of
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fontain street. sky force 10 was over the area where police tell us somebody grabbed a temple student from behind as he walked on fontain thursday night. the thief stole his wallet. earlier in the morning, the second victim also had his wallet taken also in that area. use the temple shuttle or use an escort if walking alone. if you live or work in center city, philadelphia and have been wondering about the postal service, here's the deal. on thursday the 24th, those blue collection boxes will be removed from center city. on friday the 25th, four center city post offices are adjusting delivery schedules. check with your carrier. on saturday and sunday the 26th and 27th there will be no delivery or collection. now, the day after the pope leaves, on monday the 28th, everything will go back to norm normal. we are now just two weeks away
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from the visit to philadelphia. he is staying in montgomery county and officials have just released some new information on security efforts throughout the area. 300 national guard members will be deployed throughout the county. and doctors have joined the ranks to help respond in case of an emergency. major concern right now in all this is traffic. >> we'll position gator-type vehicles throughout the area in case we have emergency care on the highways that ambulances can't get to. we'll have water staged throughout the area. we'll also have power bars, that type of stuff in the event of gridlock. >> hazmat and s.w.a.t. teams will also be deployed. for several weeks, a gunman has trzed an arizona highway. there could be a break in the case. details ahead. one, two, three! >> black knights! >> and later the scores and
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good morning. i'm meteorologist brittney shipp. let's look outside right now. we are starting to see clouds developing and moving in from the west. it's just ahead of the rain that will get here as we get into the afternoon. let's show you the forecast. closer to 2:00 p.m., that's when the rain will move in. it will start off light, a few spotty showers. by 2:00 p.m., closer to cape may, atlantic city. think we see the heaviest rainfall along the shoreline at ath less thantown at 6:00 p.m. still dealing with heavy downpours. we do expect thunderstorms with this system. that's going to move through closer to 10:00 p.m. we'll still have a few lingering showers. that's going to give way to cooler temperatures tomorrow with just a slight chance of showers. tomorrow is mainly dry with the exception of that light chance.
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expect temperatures to stay close to average. between 76 and 80 degrees. i'm tracking cooler weather tomorrow. i'll have that in your seven-day forecast. new this morning, more than 80 people were killed when two explosions ripped through a crowded restaurant in central india. police in india say a cooking gas cylinder exploded and triggered a second blast of mine detonators that were stored illegally next to the restaurant. rescuers recovered 82 bodies from under a heap of rubble and some concrete slabs. 35 others have been hospitalized with injury. this morning, 107 people are dead after a construction crane toppled over last night crashing into a grand mosque. it happened during a violent rainstorm in the saudi city of mecca. that's islam's holiest site. right now crews are searching through the rubble for anyone
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who may be trapped. back in the u.s., there are mandatory evacuation orders in place in california. the butte fire have flames so intense that they're spreading fast. they're even swirling out firenadoes. the wildfire has now grown to over 50,000 acres in the matter of three days. and more evacuations as i mentioned are now underway. now to a possible break in the highway shootings case in arizona. this morning police have a man in custody. right now he's being held on charges unrelated to the shooting. over the past two weeks, 11 cars, trucks, and buses have been shot at on an arizona highway frightening drivers to the point they're avoiding certain roads. police believe there may be other suspects involved in these shootings. the time right now is 8:41. still ahead, we'll introduce you to this week's wednesday's child. but first take a live look outside at the center city
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skyline. the clouds are starting to move in and they will give way to showers this afternoon. meteorologist brittney shipp will be back after the break with much more on how much rain to expect in your neighborhood.
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>> millie. >> reporter: millie is a kind and compassionate young woman. we headed to a place where she could be pampered. platinum hair company in philly. >> millie is a 13-year-old young lady. she is very friendly, very easy to talk to, opens up relatively quickly. >> reporter: the teenager has a passion for painting and art. she likes to help others and knows that is what she wants to do in the future. >> i like working with kids like me. i would like to do that when i grow up. to help kids understand they have people that care about them. >> reporter: the ideal family would be a single mom or same-sex female couple with younger siblings. millie wants someone to guide her through her life. >> an ideal family is one she has expressed one i can trust.
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that means taking care of her where she feels save and depending on them. >> reporter: she knows what she wants and needs in a forever family. >> i just want a family that will be there for me throughout my struggles. i want a family that can be there for me and support me. >> beautiful. how you feel? >> beautiful. >> reporter: millie is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you'd like to help make millie's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave thomas foundation, just go to our website and search wednesday's child. you can also call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. good morning. temperatures today expected to be closer to average. but the big story is that we are going to see storms moving in. it's still going to be a dry start. this won't happen until closer to your early afternoon and
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evening hours. and then with this cold front that's going to help trigger the storm, we will see cooler temperatures. we'll see our temperatures dropping to the mid-70s by tomorrow. a live look outside right now. you can see throughout the morning we see more clouds. it looks even more gray out. and so that's going to be the trend as we head into the next couple of hours before the rain gets here. for philadelphia, 70 degrees. winds out of the east at about 5 miles per hour. our humidity at 87%. across the rest of the region, low 60s in allentown. cape may is at 70 degrees with still lots of sunshine. so the clouds haven't quite made it yet to cape may. temperatu temperaturewise, we're at 64 degrees in mt. holly. and the atlantic city airport, 67 degrees. satellite radar shows within the last 15 minutes we've seen these clouds really increase over philadelphia and also wilmington. starting to move into parts of
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atlantic city. not quite there in cape may. and you'll notice the leading edge of all of this precipitation that's going to head our way into the next several hours. toronto through buffalo to washington, d.c. and as we progress the model, you'll notice by 1:00, that's when we'll begin to see the light rainfall moving in, a few sprinkles. then by 2:00, 3:00, things pick up in intensity. this is when we start to get our thunderstorms. and they're mainly going to be combined closer to atlantic city. also parts of allentown into the poconos. moving into lancaster county. and this is going to continue on and off at least through 8:00 p.m. so we'll see another round just to the north of wilmington. it will not be until after 10:00, 11:00 that we start to see a little bit more clearing. and we will see dry conditions heading into sunday. but cooler temperatures expected for us. so right as that cold front goes through, we'll see cold air ushering in behind it. 69 will be the high in the
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poconos. 76 in allentown. right near the shoreline, 79 degrees. almost 80 but not quite there. and across the philadelphia area, 78 degrees. same thing in wilmington. tomorrow will be even cooler. notice the temperatures staying in the mid-70s. a few spots will barely make it to 70 degrees. but today closer to average between 76 and 80 with afternoon and evening thunderstorms expected. keep that in mind as you're making your plans, running your errands, and enjoying this weekend. forecast shows we warm right back up heading into next week. coming up next, the hottest action on the local gridiron. it's the nbc 10 high school blitz when we return.
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it was friday night and that means one thing. the high school blitz. high schools across the delaware valley in action. plenty of highlights to bring you. kick it off last night in south jersey. >> one, two, three! black knights! >> woodrow wilson fired up to face bishop eustace. but eustace has mr. invensable on their side. handoff. he does not look back. wow. showing off some speed. taking off. 68 yards with the score. eustace shuts out woodrow wilson. 13-0. got another long run to show you. check out the speed of the glassboro's golden. the golden touch goes untouched into the end zone.
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glassboro blows out catholic. evan powell fake this handoff but takes it himself. they win 33-13. ♪3nkñ strike up the band. camden hosting highland. very one sided game. big interception here. turns on the jets and turns that pick into six points. still going. all camden last night. they blow out highland 42-0. let's go down the shore. ocean city. final seconds of the first half and watch this. it's the play of the night last night. vinny nelson, ball pops out of his teammate's hands and right into his. he does the rest. absegami gets the lead and they win 31-20. north penn and west catholic. pass to john, touchdown. north penn evens the record with a 40-24 win. germantown academy visiting prep charter. deopatu looking, looking.
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he finally throws and finds, unfortunately, the wrong team. germantown coming up with the int. they win it 28-20. defense getting the quarterback, take this path into interboro's player. 20-0. going to the sky for some skylights. conwell-egan's thompson with the pick. turns on the jets and takes it nearly 40 yards the other way. conwell-egan wins it 14-6. rivals facing off. the receiver cannot hold down. west deptford, they recover the ball. they shut out haverfield. nice aerial view of the vineland cheerleaders. good play by the defense and they would go on to lose the game 20-6. bishop shanahan on the road in pleasantville.
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shanahan's quarterback daniel murphy airs it out right on the money. pleasantville tries to bring the receiver down, but he bounces into the end zone. shannon wins 35-6. lincoln facing dobbins. lincoln quarterback fakes the handoff. calls his own number. good call. lincoln wins 14-8. >> two, four, six, eight, ten, now back it up and do it again! >> on the road. the quarterback showing off his arm. airs out to matt hoffman. they knock it off. and visiting pallumbo, matt young. what a beast. look at this guy fighting off tackles left and right. could not bring him down. they fall to foxborough 27-8. time now to remind you to vote for next week's game of the week. here are your choices. west catholic at haverford school. timber creek at cherokee. you can call or text your vote to 610-624-4111.
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or vote online at i'm amy fadool. have a great day. today philadelphia boxing legend smokin' joe frazier will get a statue. it is set to be unveiled at the corner of 11th street and pattison avenue. it depicts him mid-punch recreating the moment he knocked down muhammad ali in the famous 1971 fight. frazier was the first fighter to ever defeat ali. the ceremony is at 1:00 today at xfinity live. the time now is 8:56. still ahead on nbc 10 news today, police are looking for an alleged hit and run driver that sent a cop on a motorcycle to the hospital. jesse grey is following the investigation. >> reporter: an ironic twist that is complicating the information by this department.
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i'll explain after the break. and i'm tracking big changes into the start of your weekend. storms roll in by the afternoon and evening. what to expect even if heading down the shore. that's all coming up. ♪
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this morning a delaware county police officer finds himself in the middle of an investigation after someone crashed into his motorcycle and took off. we're live with details about the vehicle cops are looking for. rain will roll into our region a little bit later on. you can see all that green on your screen. that's what we're talking about. will it be a weekend washout? we'll fill you in in the first alert forecast. good morning. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this saturday. brittney shipp is tracking the showers and the storms. >> that's right. they are going to move in into the next couple of hours. still dry, but i'm sure you noticed that the clouds are increasing over the philadelphia skyline. and that means we are going to see rain shortly after. so a closer look now at our satellite radar shot. it shows where that system is. it's just moving out of pittsburgh. it's washington, d.c. right now. and we'll continue to see it moving into our region. there's the clouds that have
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covered. i'll show you the timing here between 1:00 to 3:00 when everything gets going. we'll start to see the heavier downpours, that's the yellows and oranges on the screen. by 7:00 p.m., some of the heaviest rain is up the shore in atlantic city and starting to move into berks county. it won't be until right around 10:00, 11:00 p.m. that we start to see most of these isolated showers and thunderstorms tapering off. but this is associated with a cold front. that's going to cool us down even more. expect below average temperatures at least 5 degrees below our average which is 80 degrees for this time of year. and if you plan on going down to the shore or delaware beaches, stay in the high 70s today. it will drop down to 73 tomorrow. right now the search is on for a hit and run driver who crashed into a chester police officer on his motorcycle and then kept on going. jesse gary is live at chester
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police headquarters. do investigators have any leads in this case? >> reporter: there is a vague description of the driver at the wheel, but nothing really substantive. there is a description of the vehicle although. a 1990s or 2000 model red pontiac grand prix with a green hood or trunk. that's the vehicle investigators have been searching all night for and all during the early morning hours. police say that car was seen speeding from the scene that injured the veteran 12-year officer. investigators say he was riding his motorcycle near 4th and waro headquarters. the pontiac allegedly cut him off sending the officer flying 30 feet from his motorcycle. he was left writhing in pain on the pavement. we talked to chester pd's commissioner who said he knows the risks of riding. >> i rode a motorcycle in the department. i rode one in my private life. people just don't look and see.
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i've had similar incidents as officer hoffman had and it's just, you know, a matter of your ability to avoid the problem. >> reporter: medics transferred the officer to crozer medical center. he could be released at any time. digging into the numbers we found there has been an increase in the number of traffic-related fatalities for for officers from 2013 to 2014. i know this wasn't a fatal accident, but he was injured. it just shows there is an extreme risk for those officers out on motorcycle patrol. again, police looking for that suspect vehicle. if you see a car matching that, call your local police department. jesse gary, nbc 10 news. new this morning, a man is recovering after being shot in camden. police tell us the shooting happened around 6:30 this morning on south 7th and sylvan streets. we were there as police began their investigation at the scene. they wouldn't say if they've made any arrests yet. we will keep you posted.
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this morning a chester county couple is missing and police are asking for your help to find them. here's their picture. this is dominic jampo and his wife barbara. they are from bucks county but recently moved into the bellingham retirement community in east goshen township. according to police, their son spoke to his parents around 9:30 yesterday morning. they told him they were planning to go to the grocery store but nobody has seen them. the couple could be in a silver 2007 lexus rx 350. that's their car. it has the license plate hdm-5216. police tell us that dominic is diabetic and needs insulin. if you have any information as to the couple's whereabouts, police would like to hear from you. this morning we're looking to learn more about who was shot and killed during an fbi raid in chester, delaware county yesterday. the shooting happened while fbi agents raided this house on hyland avenue around 6:00 in the
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morning. the fbi was executing a search warrant in connection with a child pornography investigation. witnesses say shots were fired as the agents entered the home. >> i heard some people say get on the ground, get on the ground. and i heard pop pop pop pop pop pop. >> the fbi says the agents raided three houses yesterday all in connection to the pornography investigation. they took three people into custody. it's unclear who was shot and killed on that raid. the papal visit is now just two weeks away and one-quarter of philadelphia's 11,000 hotel rooms still not booked for that weekend. now the city is making it a point to let people know about the vacancies. it was a pep rally of sorts inside the radisson blue wharf in center city yesterday.
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there is concern because rooms are not booking. there are still about 3,000 available and mayor michael nutter is now encouraging people to take advantage. be sure to tap on the nbc 10 app for the latest information about detours and road closures in the area. you can also find a list of what you can bring and not bring this weekend and the pope's full itinerary when he's here in town. today in delaware county, kids and adults in need can get free eye exams and glasses. tyreke evans is hosting a free basketball camp for 4th through 12th graders. there will also be a mobile eye clinic so kids and adults can get their eyes checked out. evans is from the area. kids will also get backpacks with clothes and athletic gear.
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it will be at chester high school. the free services are available until 4:00 today and then tomorrow from 9:00 to 4:00. does donald trump already have his eyes on a running mate? still ahead, how the donald played along with a late night tv parody.
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good morning i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. you're taking a live look at the philadelphia skyline.
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you can also see the flags there atop the building barely moving. they will be moving later on. we will see breezy conditions as well as storms starting to push through. satellite radar shot shows the system. i'll zoom you into the area right now. we're just seeing thicker clouds roll into the philadelphia area. our city planner shows us that we will see rain starting to develop after about 1:00 p.m. isolated thunderstorms expected which could produce heavy downpours. by 2:00 p.m., 78 degrees. by 5:00 p.m., still on and off thunderstorms. 75 degrees. and we'll see temperatures a little bit below average. >> thanks. today the animal welfare association in new jersey is holding its mega adoption event in burlington county. don't let the rain scare you away. you should be there. it's called hero up and adopt. the all-day adoption event takes place at the petsmart on route 7. the goal is to find homes for
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150 pets from shelters all across the area. special adoption rates are available, but normal adoption procedures still apply. coming up in 12 347b9s from now you will meet this little cat right here in our studios looking for a very good home. it's this week's featured pet from the penssnsylvania spca. we'll be there in just a few moments. on this saturday we are tracking showers for the afternoon. details coming up in the full first alert forecast. brittney will be back. and a view from the top. we'll hear from jeffrey lurie on his team's chances this season. next in sports.
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the kentucky county clerk who was jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses has filed an appeal that would allow her to continue blocking licenses. kim davis filed the motion yesterday with the u.s. court of appeals. davis objects to gay marriage on religious grounds. she argues that all of the same-sex couples who sued her for a license received one from her deputies while she was in jail. she says her office should not be required to issue them to any more couples when she returns to work. last question and be honest. if you win, is your vice president going to be gary busey?
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>> look, i love gary. he's fantastic. but more of a supreme court justice in my opinion. vice president's a very serious job so i'm probably going to go with somebody else. i would say maybe kanye west. >> donald trump made his first late night tv appearance. in case you missed it, here's what had gone on. he spoke with his reflection a parody played by jimmy fallon in a skit where he's supposedly preparing for the interview. real trump got a few moments to talk about how he'd create jobs by just quote, unquote doing it. and how he would help the economy. republican rick perry is out. the governor from texas announced yesterday that he is suspending his presidential campaign nap makes him the first candidate from either party to end his white house bid. scott walker was the first
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republican presidential candidate to weigh in. take a listen. >> governor perry's a good friend. an eagle scout, harley rider. excuse me. governor's got a great track record, governor perry. certainly it's unfortunate he won't be part of this debate going forward. >> perry says that he looks forward to a quiet country life with his family. this, by the way, is the second time perry has fallen short in a bid for the white house after his failed 2012 campaign. now to the democrats and hillary clinton's e-mail scandal. the justice department is now affirming former secretary of state clinton did have the right to delete personal details. this comes after a the group wanted an order to show all were preserved. but the judge said her private e-mails are not subject to public record.
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happening now. 50 septa bus drivers are putting their skills to test in a friendly competition during the annual septa bus rodeo. it's all happening at the cornwell heights station in bucks county. they will navigate up obstacle courses. the winners will go on to represent septa in the international bus and maintenance rodeo. good morning. it's a dry start to saturday morning. things are changing for us. we do have a chance of thunderstorms as we go into the rest of today. and then cooler temperatures in store for us. today will be cooler than yesterday and we'll drop is few degrees heading into tomorrow. a look outside right now at the link where we're seeing mostly cloudy skies. temperatures at 71 degrees in philadelphia currently winds out of the east at 3 miles per hour.
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across the rest of the region, we're at 67 degrees in allentown. cape may, still sunny skies at 74. we will continue to see our clouds increasing heading into the rest of your late morning hours. our current temperatures in northeast philadelphia, 73. 67 in pottstown. and we're at 65 in the poconos along the shoreline mid-70s. even spread with the temperatures. but we will see changes in the next few hours. radar shows within the past 30 minutes or so we've already seen an increase in the cloudiness here and we see the showers moving into parts of lancaster county and berks county. we have this entire storm system that will transition towards us. an area of low pressure is going to move right through our area and that's going to trigger some of these thunderstorms for today. by 2:00 p.m., that's when we'll start to see a bit more activity. it'll start off really scattered and light and spotty, but it
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will pick up into 2:00, 3:00. we'll see heavy downpours in new york city, near allentown, lancaster county by 8:00 p.m. still dealing with all of these downpours throughout our area. it won't be until after probably 11:00 p.m. that we start to see most of the system pull away and we're left with just a few little sprinkles before we clear up heading into tomorrow. sunday is expected to stay mainly dry, but we could see a few little showers moving through on sunday. and also expect cooler temperatures by sunday as well. 70 degrees will be the high in the poconos today. 76 in allentown. and 79 in atlantic city. around the philadelphia area, our high today right around 79 degrees. we do expect to see those isolated thunderstorms by the afternoon. sunday will be even cooler. take a look at some of these temperatures. v# for philadelphia. low 70s for wilmington.
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today will be warmer than that ranging between 76 and 80 degrees. our average this time of year is 80. little bit below average and we go more below average by sunday. we start to recover nicely heading into monday. we're definitely back above average by tuesday. i'm amy fadool from comcast sportsnet. we're just nights away from the eagles opener. you don't need me to tell you this town is ready for some football. logan preparing for a career behind the camera at practice. we all know it was an off-season of change for the eagles. the birds shook up their front office and traded lesean mccoy. yesterday eagles owner jeffrey lurie spoke for the first time since march and was asked if this team could be great. >> i don't know. i have no idea. you know, i think what we have is a really great culture, really great hard-working team,
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very committed group, great chemistry. there's no correlation between preseason and regular season at all. but what the ingredients are looks great. >> while we're talking a little football, the premiere of nbc 10's eagles game day kickoff is sunday at 10:00 a.m. john clark is your host. he'll have an exclusive interview with demarco murray. it's eagles game day kickoff at sunday 10:00 a.m. phillies were rained out thursday night so in the words of ernie banks, let's play two. phils and cubs in a double header last night at the ballpark. all day teams honoring the victims of the 9/11 attacks. top of the sixth in that one. singles to left. two runs come around. phils drop game one 5-1. and in the night cap they didn't fair much better. top of the second. kyle schwarber takes asher's offering deep to left. two-run blast. he takes a tumble around first base, but it was the phillies
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who fell flat losing 7-3. well, serena williams hit a road block in her quest for a calendar year grand slam. fired up unranked roberta vinci finishes with a drop shot on match point. that was your winner. vinci will play in an all-italian final later today. that'll do it for sports. i'm amy fadool, comcast sportsnet.
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nbc 10 continues our commitment to clear the shelters pets. this morning joining us is this adorable cat mr. puff and jen johnson with the pennsylvania spca. thanks for being us. >> thank you for having us here, rosemary. >> mr. puff, not surprised by the name. >> yeah. he's debonair so he deserved a name like that. he is a 2-year-old male domestic
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long hair. he came to us as a stray and he's been with usyd0kñf÷g only t three weeks. so he's fairly new. he's very social. he likes to be held. very friendly. he's a little bit angry at the harness. getting used to it. >> i know this happens all the time when we have pets in the studio. they get a little nervous. we understand. >> first time on air. >> normally you guys have events week to week. you're taking a break but you have a special promotion for cats. >> we do. for adult cats over six months their adoption fee will be cut in half until the 19th. so everyone should be sure to come in before then to pick out their kitty love. >> that includes mr. puff here. >> it does include mr. puff. mr. puff also had a bit of a cold the last couple of days. f our kitties at the shelter are running a cold. we're also running a promotion for them. anybody getting a kitty with a
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cold will have the fee waived and also meds to take home to get them better. >> and this is not a major health concern. >> it's common. >> but it actually helps if the cats are in a home away from the shelter because they get better quicker. >> yeah. environment. you go home and heal faster and better. then they're with their family so they're comfy. >> all right. jen, thanks for being with us this morning. if you'd like more information, remember you can always get in touch with the spca by giving them a call or check them out on the web. before we leave you this morning, let's get one last check of the weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> morning. temperatures today expected to stay closer to average. right around 80 degrees. the big story is there's storms on the way. that's going to mess up our dry streak we had going. where we didn't see any rain over the weekend since july 4th. there's a storm system pushing into parts of lancaster county.
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we will start to see widespread rainfall as we get closer to 1:00 p.m. our future cast shows us how everything is going to play out. this will continue on at least through 10:00 p.m. >> thanks. these gorgeous weekends, we were due for it. that's going to do it on this saturday. for brittney shipp and everybody here, have a good one. we'll see you back tomorrow morning.
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ore, and this is open house. this week, it's all about southern hospitality. we're in georgia at singer/songwriter kandi burruss' chic and modern atlanta home. he gave america one of its proudest songs. see why lee and kim greenwood are just as proud of their nashville home. and we're taking a trip to the coast of south carolina to visit olympic gold medalist tara lipinski's serene retreat. but first, it's southern charm at its finest as we tour the tennessee home of country music legend t. g. sheppard. this is our music room. and today we have invited a lot of country legends by to do a little singing for you. you're watching open house. today i'm coming to you from a charming apartment


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