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political party. the celebration is under way, hours before president-elect donald trump's inauguration. we're live in washington, giving you a front row seat to history. >> super soaker. rain tomorrow, just an appetizer before the main course. a nor'easter heading our way for part of the weekend. and mock medicine. a fake doctor examines students at schools in philadelphia. the investigation into how it happened and what it took to figure out something was wrong. >> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. countdown to president trump. >> we are going to make america
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great again, greater than ever before. >> his swearing-in just hours away. tonight, the party has started. the next president already bringing fireworks to washington. good evening, i'm jim rosenfield. >> i'm jacqueline london reporting live from the nation's capital on the inauguration of president-elect trump. you can see behind us the u.s. capitol where donald trump will take the oath of office. >> we're less than 13 hours away from the swearing-in scheduled at noontime tomorrow. the gates will open to spectators at 6:00 a.m. >> a few hours ago donald trump attended a black tie dinner at union station. mr. trump and first lady to be melania trump walked out to loud applause. the president-elect brought his senior adviser, south jersey's
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kellyanne conway, i don't knons. he then had a message for everyone in the room. >> we are going to make america great again, greater than ever before. thank you very much, everybody. >> and right there, start tomorrow, the next president of the united states and the vice president. earlier today was facility with celebration. nbc 10's lauren mayk reports from the national mall. >> reporter: just hours now until donald trump is sworn in as president. he spent today fulfilling some of the traditions of the office and connecting with some of the people who got him here. >> so this journey began 18 months ago. >> reporter: the next step is here, in washington, dc. one more moment with his supporters who believed in him. >> i'm the messenger. i'm just a messenger. >> reporter: nick holtz brought his family from wayne.
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>> i don't think we've seen it since ronald reagan, somebody who really cares about the people. >> reporter: on the last day before assuming office, tradition and thanks. the president-elect taking part in a pre-inauguration ritual, laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. he attended a luncheon at the trump hotel. and at the concert at the lincoln memorial, he promised to work hard. >> we're going to unify our country. >> reporter: in the crowd, the holtz brothers. too young to vote this time. but watching the man who has been a celebrity all their lifetimes become a president. >> anybody can accomplish anything they want if they put their mind to it. >> reporter: the president-elect will spend the night at blair house, as is tradition, before the ceremony at the capitol. i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. it will be an action packed day in the nation's capitol, beginning early tomorrow morning. >> here is what's on tap.
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president-elect trump and president obama will leave the white house tomorrow morning en route to the u.s. capitol. mr. trump and vice president-elect mike pence will take their oath of office just before noon. >> former presidents from both parties will attend, including jimmy and rosslyn carter, george w. and laura brush, biush, bill hillary clinton, and barack and michelle obama. george h.w. bush and his wife barbara won't be there, both suffering from health issues. a family spokesperson said they're improving in the hospital. the 92-year-old had a blockage in his lung and could be released from the hospital in a few days. barbara bush has bronchitis. tomorrow, a teenager from pennsylvania will be in the spotlight. >> jackie evancho gained
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worldwide attention on "america's got talent" when she was 10 years old. she posted a picture with the capitol behind her. particularly this time of year, what goes hand in hand with politics? parties. >> yes, and donald trump has chosen to participate in three inaugural balls. the first one is the liberty ball where he will dance with his new first lady for the first time. the second is the freedom ball. and the third is the salute to the armed forces ball. it's hard to estimate exactly how many people will be here crowded behind us here in the nation's capital. but estimates right now are about 900,000 people are expected to attend the events both in the morning for the parade afterwards and the events tomorrow night as well. >> as you can imagine, security is tight. we've seen so much of that as
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we've been here in the nation's capital. we can tell you that the planning started months ago along the national mall and the parade route. a lot of roads are blocked off from traffic. everyone will have to pass through a security checkpoint. and guns are not allowed, even for those with gun permits. tonight there is some chaos in the streets not far from the capitol. protesters set off some smoke devices right in the middle of a crowd in front of the national press club, which was the site of a pro-trump ball. officers put on protective gear in case things escalated but no one has been hurt and police have not in fact made any arrests. there could be more protests tomorrow, including in philadelphia. >> yeah, in fact police in philadelphia are advising people to avoid center city. nbc 10's brandon hudson joins us live from our nbc 10 studios. brendan? >> jim and jacqueline,
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philadelphia police say if you live in center city, avoid city hall, thomas payne hall. in less than 24 hours, he expects to recite the oath in front of a large crowd. he says it's for the people's inauguration, a contrast of donald trump's presidential inauguration in washington, dc. >> this moment is to really transform some of the anger, some of the fear and sadness into hope, into action, into love. >> his group is one of several planning demonstrators in philadelphia tomorrow in rebuttal to trump's ceremony. the organization one pennsylvania will be there too. >> we have to stand together to make it work. >> she told us her group will
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rally for awareness on several social justice auction which are getting more interest. >> over the last 24 hours, so many people have reached out asking how they can help, how they can get involved. >> nbc 10 learned several groups will meet at city hall and thomas payne plaza. walking with them along the way will be philadelphia police, making sure demonstrators are safe and afternoon rush hour traffic is organized. >> protesters are looking to have whatever issue they are promoting, looking for exposure. and, you know, it's not our job to inhibit that. >> police are suggesting taking public transportation if you can. they expect to see some of those demonstrations start around noon. get a full list of road closures on our website, and our nbc 10 app. live in the breaking news center, brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. people exercising their rights of free speech. brendan hudson, thanks very much. president obama has just a few hours left in his
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presidency. what's next? >> in a few minutes we'll take a look at president obama's plan after the white house. but first, let's send it back to the nbc 10 studios in philadelphia. >> looking forward to that, jim and jackie, thank you. let's talk about the weather and the rain that might be heading your way for inauguration day could impact our evening commute here. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz has your forecast. >> keith, that rain won't get here by the morning rush. we have mostly clear skies at the moment, it's chilly, not that cold and not that windy, so it doesn't feel any colder than those current temperatures. you can see the clouds approaching. there's the rain, a wall of it headed to the east. it's going to take a while to get here. so we're not going to expect it during the morning rush. during the afternoon it increases. once it does start, it looks like it could be several hours' worth of rain. not especially heavy but not real light either. it's not a trivial thing.
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and it will be moving out of here by the evening. so you can see, nothing in the morning. then the threat of rain generally afternoon, across much of the area. that will keep the temperatures down as well. but this is nothing compared to the rain that's coming later in the weekend. more on that coming in a few minutes. >> see you soon, glenn. new at 11:00, a robbery and a high speed police chase led to this crash on i-95 in delaware county tonight. this is near highland avenue and chester. police say it all started with a holdup at mcdonald's in brookhaven. the suspect sped off toward the highway. four suspects are now in custody. also new at 11:00, we're digging for answers in the grace packer murder case. she's the teenager investigators say was killed by her adopted mother. tonight, we're asking what a former employee knew about those allegations. nbc 10's deanna durante reports. >> it is completely unacceptable for you to sit here and not to
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demand answers. a 15-year-old girl died. >> reporter: we weren't the only ones who came looking for answers about sara packer and her adoption as an adoption supervisor with north hampton account. did anybody look at her case file when she was terminated? >> as that information becomes available, we will. >> reporter: we've been reaching out to john brown for weeks. calls and e-mails haven't been returned. tell me why you ignored me for three weeks. >> i have no other comment, thank you. >> reporter: the county fired sara when it learned of a criminal investigation into her husband, david. he pleaded guilty to molesting a foster daughter and also grace parker when she was 12. county officials released a statement confirming sara had worked for the county. what did you know when you fired her and what did you do with that information? >> i'm not even sure i'm privy to that information. >> reporter: packer was a foster mother to 30 children. grace and her siblings were
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placed by berks county. lehigh county placed two children with the packers. but where are the other 24 kids? >> what happened sickens me. >> reporter: despite calling it a horrific crime, the council president says he wishes information about the county and state investigation had come to them sooner. other members of the council say they didn't know much about the case except what they read in news reports. in north hampton county, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. tonight, mexico's most notorious cartel kingpin is on u.s. soil to face drug trafficking and other charges. this is our first look at joaquin "el chapo" guzman loera as he was handed over to authorities in mexico and flown to new york tonight. the drug kingpin escaped from prison twice and spent years on the run. guzman was recaptured last january. he now faces the possibility of spending the rest of his life in a u.s. prison. next, a fake doctor
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examining students in philadelphia public schools. what happened, and the questions investigators are still trying to answer. plus presidential gratitude. president obama's thank you note to the nation during his last hours in the white house. we're back live in washington, next.
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a live look at the nation's capital where tomorrow donald trump will be sworn in as the nation's 45th president. hello again, everyone, i'm jim rosenfield in washington. >> i'm jacqueline london. today president obama commuted the sentences of 33 prisoners, the most a president has ever done in a single day. >> next for the obama family, they'll be heading west to california for a vacation in palm springs. after that vacation, they return to washington, dc as private citizens, of course, so daughter sasha can finish school. >> today president obama sent a
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thank you note to the american people, writing, "all that i learned in my time in office, i've learned from you. you made me a better president and you made me a better man." >> religion will play a prominent role in tomorrow's inauguration. coming up, we'll hear from donald trump's pastor. >> until then, we'll send it back to philadelphia and the nbc 10 studios and keith jones. >> jim, jackie, thank you. new at 11:00, a fake doctor giving physicals to students. now investigators are trying to figure out how it happened and how many students were involved. nbc 10's andrea cline-thomas reports. >> $20, a doctor is coming in. that was the same as you would pay in a co-pay. >> reporter: this mother asked that we not reveal her identity. a physical in her children's philadelphia public school was supposed to be a convenience, a quick check of their vitals, eyes, and joints, and their eligibility for sports.
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that was in june. but by december -- >> my child came to me and heard that the physicals that they had were no good. >> reporter: no good because the alleged doctor, v. rerenita bay her name doesn't even come up in the state's database. >> we informed parents and made sure students were able to get proper physicals. >> where is the paperwork, where is the procedure that this woman came into the school? >> reporter: it's a question the school district still cannot answer. they also can't say how many students in various schools were seen by the woman posing as a doctor. they've involved the authorities in their investigation. >> now we have set in place protocols and procedures to make sure it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: it's not enough for this mother who says parents deserve answers. >> how can you trust the district? this is pretty serious.
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>> reporter: andrea cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. let's talk about your weather now. a lot of people are thinking the rainy inauguration day. first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz joins us for you. it's warm for january. >> and it has been quite a while. and especially the nights have been way above average. we've got a couple of bouts of rain coming. the appetizer is tomorrow afternoon. that's round one. then we get a break from the rain. so saturday should be dry. but then the main course comes that sunday afternoon and monday and monday night. heavy rain and gusty winds. right now, it's in the 30s because it's mostly cloudy out there. it's 42 in rittenhouse and center city and society hill and port richmond. it's 33 at chestnut hill and andorra. that's the kind of difference
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our neighborhood weather can show you. now, we have mostly clear skies now, there's the rain back to the west. it's growing. it's moving in the general direction of the east coast. but it's going to take a little while before it gets here. it's the second area that we're most concerned about. that's why we've issued a first alert for rain and strong storms for the entire area, for sunday afternoon through monday night. we're talking about rain heavy at times, strong gusty winds, perhaps gusts over 50, and coastal flooding. the minor rain, that's going to be affecting the inauguration tomorrow. there's 10:00 a.m., a little bit of light rain around. there's noontime, the latest computer model just out. and it's still showing rain right at noontime. and it's also showing it tapering off as we go toward 2 or 3:00 in the afternoon. and so the forecast continues to have the rain at noontime and drying out as we get toward 2 or
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3:00. that area of rain is going to be moving up to philadelphia as we get into the afternoon rush. by the end of the afternoon rush, it may actually be dry. and then it's dry on saturday but lots of clouds. then here comes the rain starting up on sunday. that's really going to be nasty. now, tonight it is dry and chilly. you see the temperatures mostly down in the 30s. during the day tomorrow, we start off dry. morning rush is fine. and then in the afternoon, look at that, there's the rain. temperatures only in the 40s. and that's round one. more about round two coming up a little bit later. >> glenn, thank you so much. coming up next, president-elect trump's religion. his pastor talks about his spiritual life ahead of the inauguration.
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we're back live here in washington, dc on this night before the inauguration. >> when donald trump takes the oath of office, he will do it using two bibles. the first one is the same one that abraham lincoln used. and the second is one of his own. donald trump's mother gave him the bible right before he turned 9 years old. >> controversial pastor paula white cane will lead the prayer tomorrow. she's called the president-elect's spiritual adviser. critics have slammed her, calling her a fraud. she says that's not true, that she's been in his life for the last 15 years. >> did you bring donald trump to jesus? >> i've laid out the gospel very clearly and i know that donald is saved. >> coming up, a look at what we
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can expect from mr. trump's first words as president.
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villanova university celebrates its 175th anniversary this year. tonight, look at that, a dazzling fireworks show helped mark the milestone. skyforce 10 was there to capture the show as hundreds gathered on campus. you know what, folks, this is just the beginning. my alma mater has events planned all year long to celebrate this historic occasion. we move next to a good time for a great cause in north wilmington. hundreds came out tonight to support the brandywine ymca's fundraising efforts. all of the proceeds but to the facilities's huge expansion set to begin this spring. nbc 10 reporter ted furlong was honored to serve as the emiemce
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and i bet he did a tremendous job. next, a look at what donald trump plans to say in his first presidential address.
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you're looking live at the u.s. capitol where in a matter of hours we will witness history. donald trump will be sworn in as the nation's next president. >> and what will he say to the american people from those steps of the capitol behind us? a high level source familiar with the remarks tells nbc news that the president-elect will
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endeavor to strike an inspirational, nonideological tone in his first address to the nation. and nbc 10 will be here to carry it live for you and keep you informed throughout inauguration day. we have philadelphia's largest team of journalists in washington covering the story from every angle. nbc 10 news today will have live coverage at 4:30 a.m. and jacqueline and i will be back throughout the afternoon. >> that includes special live coverage tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., the inauguration of donald trump live from washington. i'm jacqueline london. >> i'm jim rosenfield live in washington. let's send it back now to keith and glenn and philadelphia. >> jim, jackie, thank you so much. something that will interest those two particularly, the fact that the president-elect says it's going to be a perfect day. you say no, a little rain. >> a little rain, not that bad a day. the latest forecast has light rain around noon, perhaps starting a little earlier but ending not too much after that.
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we've certainly had way worse days for previous inaugurations. our best day of the weekend is going to be saturday, a little warmer. we don't expect rain. sunday, especially afternoon, sunday night, and then monday is just going to be an awful day. it's going to be windy. it's going to be called. it's going to be rainy. there's going to be coastal flooding. there's a real nor'easter that will be affecting us, stay tuned for that. i've got a blog on that storm coming up. again, the worst of it is monday. >> for that blog. i'm keith, for all of us here on nbc 10, thanks for watching. "the tonight show" is next. ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- aziz ansari, carrie brownstein, musical guest panic! at th


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