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>> right now on "nbc 10 news today" a taste of spring. still dark and chilly this morning as we take live look the benjamin franklin bridge. once the sun comes up the weather will warm up. stabbed over babysitting. what police say led a delaware county woman to attack a child. mummers in manayunk. you can get up and personal with some of the band. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today". i'm rosemary connors. 6:00 right now on this saturday. the big talker, the weather. first alert meteorologist krystal klei is tracking a warm up this weekend.
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she has the most accurate neighborhood forecast. >> nice to be bearer of good news. no rain, no snow. we're talking temperatures that crank up as we head into your afternoon. if you have plans to be outside or kind of wanting to get outside this is the weekend to do it. it's a cold start this morning. if you're trying to get an early morning run good to do a midday run. 30 is your temperature right now in philadelphia. 27 over pennsylvania suburbs. 28 in new jersey. 25 in lehigh valley. delaware you're checking in at 29 trees. notice winds they are calm currently. we're going to see quite a few changes with the warm up and winds picking up as we get into this afternoon. look at these forecast highs. 65 in. 61 in the suburbs. 63 in new jersey. upper 50s to around 60 in the lehigh valley. and 65 for parts of delaware. you'll little warmer in southern delaware, a little cooler in northern delaware. mostly sunny across the board and we just get a little breezy
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as we get later into the day. as for your sky conditions radar and satellite, not often we can say not a cloud in site, not a drop in rain. no snowflakes to be had. we're entirely dry. by this afternoon temperatures are much too warm to support any type of frozen precip. actually take a look. the entire region that's clear. not a cloud in sight through pennsylvania tracking down through d.c. to norfolk we're looking at dry conditions. we'll look how long this lasts. this morning an 1-year-old girl from delaware county is in the hospital after she was stabbed in the head. the whom did you it was angry over the child's babysitting skills. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal is live in collingdale where police arrested the suspect last night and she will face a judge today. >> reporter: police say the good news is this 8-year-old girl will survive. she's currently at the children's hospital of philadelphia.
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as you mentioned that suspect who police say stab this girl will be facing a judge later this morning. her name is majeah bashir and she had no comment when she was confronted with our cameras last night. police say she got into an argument with one of her neighbors and then used a steak knife to stab the neighbor's young daughter. the girl was stabbed in the right side of her head. other children were actually nearby and saw it happen. now police say it's unclear if the girl was actually the intended target but it appears right now this argument was sparked over concerns about babysitting. >> i don't care what you're arguing about, what you're fighting about. you got a baby in between you or a maybe mix and you're going to pull a butcher knife out? >> reporter: majeah bashir faces attempted criminal homicide charges. we aspect her to head to a courtroom to be arraigned by a judge latter this morning. this morning philadelphia police are investigating a
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protest that turned violent and ended in four arrests and sent two bike officers to the hospit hospital. nbc 10 was in north philadelphia last night when peaceful march against the president and against police turned chaotic. investigators tell us demonstrators shot mace paiand paint in their eyes. >> fortunately, a small group of people within the crowd made a decision to escalate this and that resulted in people being arrested. >> they pepper sprayed. they started taking out their batons and hitting people. >> once you to spray police officers with a caustic substance you're not involved in protest activity you're in criminal activity. >> the two officers were treated for minor injuries. unclear what if any charges the four people arrested may face. let's head to north philly where investigators there are trying to figure out exactly
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what cause this car to crash into a store sfron. it happened at fresh doughnut. no one was hurt. this morning officials are checking the stability of the building for safety. >> a south jersey man who volunteers with the girl scouts is accused of possessing child pornography. yesterday police arrested philip shepherd ofry hill. they found images of child pornography on his computer. today in cape may county lower township police will honor one of their fallen officers on the 23rd anniversary of his death. david douglas was shot and killed on this day in 1994. police will lower flags to half-staff and place a memorial wreath at the officer's grave. news out of new castle county. new details on the deadly prison standoff in smyrna. a lawyer for the union representing the officers said the inmates staged dry run protest last month to see how
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prison officials would respond. it lasted two hours. inmates refused to obey commands. it happened in the same building where just two weeks ago inmates took four correctional officers hostage. montgomeriville township police will hold a free child safety event. from 10:00 this morning to 1:00 this afternoon. police will provide child car seat information and parents can schedule car seat safety inspections. >> a new push to stop donald trump's travel ban. philadelphia joins a growing list of cities trying to keep the president's executive order from being enforced. how money plays a part and why it may not matter after next week. a shove solidarity. political statement coming from a high school basketball team. that's next.
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welcome back. coming up today we go from a chilly morning to a warm afternoon forecast. when i say warm i'm talking temperatures in the 60s. it will feel breezy but stay dry. no need for an umbrella. no need for a rain coat. really you won need the big coat either big temperatures crank up so much and they warm as we go into sunday as well. this entire weekend looking warmer than average. very nice conditions. here's your neighborhood planner. 9:00 a.m. 39 degrees in philly. by 1:00, 55 degrees. 5:00 p.m. we're at 58. in our pennsylvania suburbs, right around upper 50s to low 60s for forecast highs. almost 40 by the time we hit 9:00 a.m. in the morning. lehigh valley temperatures will hit the upper 50s for high temperatures later in the day. sunny to mostly sunny conditions. just a little breezy as we hit late afternoon. gusts 20 to 25 miles per hour.
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delaware 41 at 9:00 a.m. up to 59 degrees by 1:00 in the afternoon. very similar forecast in new jersey. 40 to then 50. highs will hit low 60s in new jersey. along the jersey shore high temperatures mid-50s. 54 at 1:00 p.m. the highest we'll get. tomorrow temperatures will pick up even higher along the shore. here's a temperature trend. pretty impressive. 39 on thursday for the official high that we hit. friday, yesterday we hit a high of 45 which is close to average. we get those mid-60s for saturday and sunday before we start cooling down monday. we'll talk more about that drop in temperatures, how long it lasts coming up. the mummers will be strutting for many today for the 3rd annual mardi gras parade. the triangle band will perform in the area's bars and restaurants. there also be family friendly activities throughout the day including face painting and photo boats.
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money raised from the parade today will help sponsor and go towards their efforts on new year's day. coming up a fight for fans. jim kenney defends philly die-hards and fights chris christie. also ahead taking the polar out of the plunge. why folks down at the shore thanking mother nature today ahead of a popular tradition in sea isle.
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just about quarter after 6:00 on this saturday. look at that sun come up over cape may. looks picture perfect. i talked to a few people out and about yesterday who tell me they are heading down to the shore this weekend because it will feel like spring. meteorologist krystal klei will be tracking it all for us in the
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first alert neighborhood forecast shortly. right now mike pence is in germany on his first overseas trip as vice president. during a speech at the economic security conference this morning pence vowed that the united states will hold russia accountable. this as president trump looks for new common ground with moscow. later today the vice president will meet with gear chancellor angela merkel. the next step in president trump's first 100 days in office is a campaign style rally in orlando today. the president is spending a third straight weekend at his mar-a-lago estate in palm beach, florida. yesterday mr. trump made a stop at charleston, south carolina and looked over the new dreamliner jet. president trump also spoke to boeing employees pledging that american workers will quote always win. back in december the president blasted boeing over the cost of the new air force one project. yesterday he said negotiations on that project continue and that taxpayers are saving money.
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the president's pick to lead the environmental protection agency is now sworn in. yesterday the senate confirmed scott pruitt. democrats held an all night session to try to delay that final vote. pruitt face as tuesday deadline for turning over emails he sent and received as oklahoma attorney general. democrats claim those emails contain messages to and from fossil fuel companies that raised conflict of interest issues. we're learning philadelphia is one of nearly three dozen cities asking a federal judge to continue blocking president trump's travel ban. new york city's chief lawyer filed papers yesterday on beof the cities involved saying the ban damages economies and cultures. the white house insists the immigration order is needed to protect against terrorism. the president is expected to issue a new executive order related to the travel ban early next week. this morning the trump administration is down playing the idea of using 1,000 national guard troops to round up undocumented immigrants.
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the associated press obtained a memo thattedly shows homeland security officials had considered giving governors in 11 states the choice to use guard troops. the white house says the memo is not official and denies the national guard would ever be used to round up ims. immigration will certainly be a hot topic an nbc's "meet the press". jose baez simulator john mccain and former defense secretary leon pa net will sit down with moderator chuck todd. that comes your way tomorrow morning 10:30 right here on nbc 10. president trump will break tradition started by his predecessor by not filling out an ncaa basketball bracket. former president barack obama made selections all eight years he was in the white house. espn invited mr. trump to fill out a bracket on air. george the network he respectfully declined. philadelphia mayor jim kenney is blasting new jersey governor chris christie over comments christ made about phillies fans.
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the governor called the philly fans base angry and bitter and said citizens bank park is not safe for fans post officing teams. mayor kenney unloaded on christie. take a listen. >> i kind of feel sorry for the guy. he's got the biggest l on his forehead of anybody in the country. he's the most unpopular mayor of the state of new jersey in history. he threw all his people under the bus after he shut the bridge down. sent those guys to jail. he ran for president for one hot last minute. when that was over he was mooning trump thinking he was going to get a big job but forgot he put jared kushner's father in jail. >> mayor kenney is not the only one taking issue with governor christie. coming up later, former philly's great larry bowa is issuing a challenge to the governor. let's head down to montgomery county where the merion high school boys basketball team is showing
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support for immigrants and refugees. ♪ the team sported these shirts during last night's game. they say i am a muslim, i am a refugee, i am an immigrant, i am an american, i am an ace. the ace is the team mascot. we spoke a player who helped organize the effort. he says the team needed to make a statement. >> this is for everybody, no matter your background. so it's not to literally mean that we're all refugees but that we're just all human. one race. the human race. >> the aces wore the shirts at a previous game to make a statement. they've also taken a knee during the national anthem. let's talk some weather now. this weekend southern california dealing with some deadly flooding. two people died yesterday during a powerful storm. the area saw flash flooding. thousands of power outages. people had to vevacuate their home because of landslides.
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the region will see more rain today. different picture in our area. krystal klei is tracking quite a bit of a warm up. >> that's right. usually not this way but the east coast has lot better weather than the west coast this weekend because of all the rain heading that way and our very dry conditions. take a look live outside right now from the comcast tower in center city. gorgeous sunrise. not a cloud to count as we look out at the sky. today it will be a sunny to mostly sunny day. no clouds. no rain. temperatures will be climbing big time. take a look where they are right now. this is in berks county, lehigh valley neighborhood. 26 in reading. leonardville barely under that 30 degree mark. across the board we see a lot of 20s. but as we get into the afternoon we're talking numbers in the 50s, close 60 in some parts of the lehigh valley. in philadelphia, some of us going to the mid-60s by this
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afternoon but right now we got 20s in areas. 27 chestnut hill. mid-30s in center city. fox chase 31 and somerton at 24 degrees. i know you see these numbers. really? we are going make the 60 snz a big warm. sunshine and a warm front passing. filtering in warmer air throughout today's forecast and tomorrow's forecast as well we'll see temperatures way higher than average. radar and satellite for us not a cloud to track. it's obvious we're clear across the board. as we go hour by hour forecast it sticks. we don't see any clouds building in afrom a few spotty clouds across the shore at 6:00 p.m. overnight we'll see some clouds move by but they don't hold on for long. your sun forecast. we're left with mostly sunny conditions through most of your sunday as well. temperatures for today here's the highs.
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center city you're at 65 degrees. chestnut hill up to 62. same for the suburbs for doylestown. low 60, lansdale to westchester. spots making to it 60s in the lehigh valley like easton. 57 will be the forecast high for allentown. in new jersey, strength up to 61 degrees. for the shore points, mid-50s today we got the ocean water. moderating effect and cooler air. water still going to be cold but a nice day at the shore. delaware we get to mid-60s for forecast highs. be a little breezy today. not a lot. winds coming out of the southwest at five to 15 miles per hour. gusts up to 25 miles per hour today. overall a beautiful saturday on tap. sunday looking just as good. we'll talk more about your extended ten day forecast coming up in the next half hour. this afternoon's warmer temperatures could take the polar out of the polar plunge.
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this is video from last year when it was 6 degrees as people ran into the ocean at sea aisle. this year temperatures will be in the 50s. we talked to people last night and said they were looking forward to the milder plunge this afternoon. >> awesome. no snow, no frost, no wind. >> a walk in the park. like a june afternoon. >> the plunge begins at 2:00 this afternoon. tomorrow there will be a run/walk to benefit autism research and a post-race party to wrap up the polar plunge weekend. further north sea aisle the boardwalk in ocean city back open. a rebuilding project is now finished. you can ride or stroll the entire length of the boardwalk without detours. crews are still working on a section of the boardwalk that is closer to the beach. if you're down to the shore, in atlantic city, check out luxurious wheels on displays. motor homes travel trailers are
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up at the atlantic city rv and camping show. they range in price from 5,000 to nearly half a million bucks. the show is at the ac convention center and runs through tomorrow. coming up, saying good-bye to the greatest show on earth the big finale for the big top in philadelphia. we'll tell you how you can still get a seat for the circus. looking for something else this do this weekend? special treat for president's day. how you can relive history with a new exhibit in philadelphia.
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quick heads up for anybody who is driving in center city this weekend. 21st street in philadelphia is closed between arch and market streets. penn dot is demolishing the overhead bridge there. 21st street is expected to re-open monday morning at 6:00. >> betsy ross house is celebrating president's day weekend with a new exhibit. it's called historic threads. 250 years of flag making in philadelphia. a high light of the exhibit is the history of presidential flags. those flags have been made exclusively in philly for more than 150 years. the exhibit runs through next january. today is one of your last chances to see the greatest show
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on earth in philadelphia. the ringling brothers and bar number and bailey circus is making their last stop at the wells fargo center. they are shutting down in may. performances at the center continue now through monday. coming up an 8-year-old stabbed her neighbor arrested. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal is live in delaware county with developments on this case. randy? >> reporter: that 8-year-old girl was stabbed in the head with a steak knife. coming up next what happened when the suspect was confronted by our cameras. and we're tracking much warmer weather for your weekend. we'll look at near record warmth as we go to the end of your weekend and second round of 60s to your work week. details on if there's ever going to be rain on cameras like this shot from center city coming up.
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you got a baby in the mix and you're going pull a butcher knife out.
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>> stabbed in the head, woman excused of attacking a child with a knife will face a judge today. we're live in delaware county with details on the alleged motive behind the crime. on their feet for a good cause. penn state students dance the night and rest of the weekend away. we'll take to you the extravaganza. think spring we're in for a winter warm up. here's a live look at broad street. the nbc 10 first alert weather team break down just how warm it will feel in your neighborhood today and tomorrow. you will like both days. this is nbc news today. thanks for being with us. i'm rosemary connors. it's 6:30 on this saturday. let's get to meteorologist krystal klei who has good news for us this weekend plus the most accurate forecast in the region. >> this is seriously good news. if you're itching to get outdoors wishing it was spring we'll be reminiscing of spring
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both days saturday and sunday. 60s in parts of our area. right now i know it's hard to believe because it is cold out there. get out the door this morning you want the coat. this afternoon you won't need it. 33 at mount pocono. 23 degrees in pottstown. philadelphia checking in at 30. northeast philly at 26 degrees. millville 24 right now. it is a cold start out there. we're going to make up a lot of ground as we get into the afternoon. that's when areas will make their way into the 60s. current wind speeds not much to look at. winds are so light around 5 miles per hour. all the spots you don't see anything they are not reporting winds. calm out there. huge difference from what we were seeing during the work week. we'll get a little breezy this afternoon,s 20 to 25 miles per hour. that's the most of our worries. we stay clear. our radar and satellite shows us there's not a cloud in sight over us. no rain to track for today. a dry and much warmer than average day that we have hide.
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here's what we're tracking. 30 right now and clear. 35 by 8:00 a.m. all the way up to 47 degrees already by 11:00 a.m. track by your lunch hour we make it to the 50s and quick jump into the low 60s for at least some of us. we'll talk more about which neighborhoods see what today and how much warmer we are tomorrow coming up. >> an 8-year-old stabbed and her neighborhood arrested. this morning the suspect will face a judge in delaware county. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal is live in collingdale where police arrested that suspect last night. >> reporter: an update on that girl's condition. police say they do expect her to survive. she's currently at the children's hospital of philadelphia. police say the woman who stabbed her will face a judge here this morning in collingdale. majeah bashir had no comment last night to our cameras. police say she got into an argument with one of her neighbors and then used steak
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knife to stab that neighbor's young daughter. 8 years old. the girl was stabbed in the right side of her head. other children were actually nearby when this attack happened. police say it's unclear if the girl was the intended target. right now it appears this argument was sparked over the girl babysitting. >> how is the child doing? >> child appears to be fine. conscious, alert, speaking. she has a four inch gash in this of her head. quite deep. and quite wide. >> reporter: again that young girl at the children's hospital of philadelphia. meantime majeah bashir will face criminal attempted homicide charges when she face as judge in about an hour. we're live in collingdale. randy gyllenhaal, nbc 10 news. you are looking at what started as a peaceful protest that turned violent in north philadelphia last night. police made four arrests.
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two bike officers suffered injuries. protesters sprayed mace and paint at officers. we'll keep you had. montgomery county police want to you take a good look of this video of two serial burglars in action. you can see the pair searching for cash in luigi pizzarama. thieves hit the restaurant twice before along with other small businesses in the area. in each case burglars use a crowbar. if you have any information about this break in or others, police would like to hear from you. today johns roast pork in south philadelphia will re-open for business. early yesterday burglars stole thousands of dollars along with sales and surveillance equipment. the owner told me burglars got in through the exhaust system. thieves made off with donations for a cancer charity. two businesses including a competitor have donated double the missing charity money.
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a pre-trial hearing in chester county is the latest step in the case of accused cop kill eric frein. jury selection was set for march 9th. he's charged with opening fire outside of a police barracks in 2014 killing one state trooper and wounding another. because it will be a high-profile trial the jury will be picked in chester county. those jurors will be bussed to pike county for opening statements which are scheduled for april. a man who crashed his pickup truck into an icy river and killed his dog will serve six months in prison. yesterday a judge sentenced the man for the incident in 2015. the plan pleaded guilty to an animal cruelty charge. he admitted to doughnuts with his truck on the ice. when the truck broke through the dog jumped in when it happened and drowned. if you are feeling lucky you got another chance at a big powerball jackpot.
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tonight's drawing is an estimated $349 million. one time cash payment a little more than $213 million. on wednesday night one ticket purchased in new jersey carried a $1 million prize. proof that you should play. you never know what you'll get nuclear program weekend more than 700 penn state students are staying awake and dancing through the night all for a good cause. the dance marathon known as thon kicked off at university park last night. thor will need to stay on their feet for a total of 46 hours. this is a huge event. i want raises money to fight childhood cancer. last year thon raised $10 million in that one weekend. coming young athletes make a splash. how these competitions could lead to olympic glory. nba all-star weekend sixers were represented even without
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joel embid.
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i thought we would start out with that live look from our philadelphia cam remarks comcast tower again because it's a gorgeous shot showing off clear conditions that we have. representative of what today will be like. a warmer day. and a clear day outside as we go throughout forecast. mostly sunny conditions expect. current temperatures, it is a cold start. we're at 25 in allentown and 30 in philadelphia. that's the same for coatesville. mount holly at 25. vineland at 23 degrees. but then into the afternoon things seriously are going to boost up. here are the weekend high temperatures. this is the forecast high from philadelphia 65 to 66 degrees on sunday. that's near record breaking.
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68 is the record on sunday. in the suburbs we go from low 60s staying around the low 60s to sunday as well. 62 degrees. lehigh valley bumping up from upper 50s to 60s and that's the same at the jersey shore. mid-50s for today. but up to 60 degrees by your sunday. in new jersey we stay low mid-60s and look at delaware. 65 on your saturday. but 67 on your sunday. and sunday some spots in southern delaware may closer to 70 degrees for that forecast high. so over the next several days we'll see temperatures staying very warm, warmer than average. your saturday/sunday a little dip on your monday into the low mid-50s but still dry. and no chance of rain for the shore or philadelphia until wednesday in philly at least. temperature wise we do see some of that pickup again by wednesday. 60 degrees. we'll look at how long the next stretch of 60s go coming up. in philadelphia this weekend
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hundreds of young swimmers are racing for spots in the junior olympics. nbc 10 was at the cross center last night where kids from ages 9 to 19 from all over the east coast are competing in the annual president's day throw down. the race is run through tomorrow night. coming up lights out. how an entire stadium of fans banded together during a power outage at a high school basketball game. plus, looking forrers. job fair is being held today for one of the biggest amusement parks in our area. we'll have the details after our break. (alarms)
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where's the car? it'll be here in three...uh, four minutes. are you kidding me? no, looks like he took a wrong turn. don't worry, this guy's got like a four-star rating, we're good. his name is randy. that's like one of the most trustworthy names! ordering a getaway car with an app? are you randy? that's me! awesome! surprising. what's not surprising? how much money erin saved by switching to geico. everybody comfortable with the air temp? i could go a little cooler. ok. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more.
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quick recall to let you know about. sargento foods are expanding its of its cheeses due to a possible
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listeria contamination. they recalled several products elf this month and adding seven more. no confirmed illnesses have been reported so far. wild water kingdom is getting ready for spring and summer with a job fair from 11:00 to 2:00. the allentown amusement park hopes to fill 3,000 jobs. the park asks that job-seekers apply online before today's event. it was a lights out performance at a local high school basketball game in berks county. literally. take a look. huge basketball game. the power end out during the berks conference championship game between reading high school and berks catholic. the marching bands decided to start playing to get the crowd fired up. to keep them there i suppose. the power went out around 8:30 last night. the game didn't start back up
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until 10:00. in atlantic city the re-opening of the former rebel casino is delayed yet again. here's what we're learning. the developer promised the property now named 10 would re-open president's day weekend. several pers and licenses are still out. he missed his first soft opening date last june. he says he plans to meet with the state cass control commission on tuesday. if you always wanted to thoen iconic trump sign from the old taj mahal casino in ac now is your chance. it's for sale on e-bay sponsorship there are there two bids. higher one is $5100. a new reality tv show will be shot at the jersey shore. not everybody is excited about it. folks in seaside heights are worried about a repeat of the "jersey shore requests. the bar is holding an open casting call today. officials say the town will not
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support a show depicts seaside heights in a negative light. and finding good cameras. ocean city, new jersey, another buffa beautiful shot of a sunrise. these conditions are because it's clear as can be. not a cloud to track. sunny toly sunny conditions, temperatures will pick up nicely so if you have plans to get to the shore, the water won't feel the best but it will be a nice day outside. our new jersey neighborhood temperatures are starting cold. we got 20s on the board. 28 degrees in audubon and turnersville. voluntary he's 28. 23 in pemberton and lumberton 24. little warmer robinsville and florence at 31 degrees. but long way to go to get to the upper 50s and low 60s. still we'll do it. looking at those forecast highs really climbing through the morning hours and especially the
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afternoon with those sunny conditions. your delaware neighborhoods are the same. talliville at 30. we have upper 20s for middletown already at 32 degrees. look at some of those beach spots. 39 lewis beach. 38 long neck. but 27 ffor allendale. southern delaware will be our warmest conditions. the same for tomorrow. we could see a few spots flirting up wither 60s. radar and satellite for us today clear conditions across the map. i would normally point out at least some gray spots that shows up on satellite where the clouds are. can't do that. no clouds to track. across much of the region stretching down to d.c. and pittsburgh. a clear forecast out there this morning aside from some very thin clouds. next three days are looking pretty good especially for those of you who may have president's day off.
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65 today. 66 sunday. and 54 monday. in philadelphia. breeze late day today into early tomorrow but that's about it. 61 to for your sunday in the suburbs and then 54 by monday. it's still sunny on your monday. in the lehigh valley up to 60 by tomorrow. then a drop. it's a cool down but still warmer than average monday at 50 degrees is the forecast high. in new jersey 63 goes to 64 before that drop to 54 degrees. and you see just a little cooler at the jersey shore. 54 the 60s on sunday. few shore spots may make to it several degrees above 60. your future wind gusts as itches mentioning don't get too terribly strong. pickup from calm conditions this morning and single digits in the early afternoon right at your lunch hour to double digits close to 15 to 20 mile-per-hour wind gusts at 4:00 p.m. gusts up to 25 will job as we go into the evening as well. you see that in burlington to philly and voluntary he's as
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well. history is on the clock this morning as spacex and nasa team up for their first joint launch from a legendary site. rainy weather could hind terrify planned launch from cape canaveral, florida. set sfo iv:01 this. the rocket is loaded with three tons of supplies for the international space station. launch pad 39a made famous by the apollo and space shuttle missions has not handled a liftoff since 2011 when the shuttle program ended. now you may remember spacex's original launch pad in cape canaveral was damaged when a rocket blew up during a test last september. if today's launch is postponed because of that inclement weather they will try again tomorrow morning. >> just a few minutes before the start of the "today" show at 7:00 we say good morning for a look ahead. >> we'll be live in florida as
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well for that spacex launch. >> busy morning. >> coming up breaking news first overnight. a powerful pacific storm slamming southern california. a month of rain one day. flash flood, mudslides, power outages, sink hoelgs. we're there live with the late. >> ahead this morning new details on that murder mystery in malaysia. north korean leader's half brother assassinated at the airport. but were the alleged assassins dupeed into thinking they were part of a tv show prank. >> broadway, big steps are being made by little feet to get closer to the center stage. our very own grocery bagging championship. we will battle it out on the plaza to see who is the better bagger, rosemary. those stories and more when we get started on a saturday morning here on "today". i know where your money are. i know you have that philly connection. >> we do. yes. we're betting on channel.
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>> sisterly love. >> okay. >> see you guys at 7:00. thanks for that. hello. i'm marshall harris. embid is in new orleans but not participating in all-star activities as he continues to rehab his knee injury. >> making sure it's all good. i'm hoping to be back after all-star. we still have a chance. hopefully we get back. >> ben simmons posted this video of his work out to instagram. he's supposed to have a scan on his right foot thursday to determine how the healing process is going. embid was introduced at the rising stars game but did not play. shard for team world gets the steal. then pushing it up the court,
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nice no look lob to hill who lays it in. 70 points. shard had ten points. three less than last year's game. his team usa fell 150-141. phillies held their first full squad work out yesterday. the phillies also held live batting practice with the exhibition season starting in less than a week. pete mcgannon hadn't waste any time having his hitters face live pitching. the phillies face tampa on thursday time. they open grapefruit league play against the yankees on friday. they are still talking about governor chris christie insults directed at the phillys and their fans. john clark has that story. >> reporter: it is a philly-new york beef and tug-of-war between the mets and the phillies. it started with phillies take a look. they put up tug mcgraw famous slogan ya gotta believe.
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the mets said you got to be kidding that's our slogan. tug used that slogan throughout his life, not just in baseball but when he was battling brain cancer. then chris christie, new jersey governor comes out and says the phillies suck, awful people, not safe at citizens bank park. i went to the man who has spent more time in a phillies uniform than anyone else in team history to get his thoughts. >> the mets think just of new york mets. they are in for a rude awakening. i'm not making my political stance. chris christie wants to come down here and take some ground balls i'll be glad to hit him some. >> have you seen him in that yankees uniform >> i've seen it a lot. he needs work. >> an open invitation to chris christie and our own jim salisbury tweeted out he better wear a cup. in clearwater, florida, i'm john clark, csn. thanks, john. that's sports. i'm marshal harris.
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fios is not cable. we're wired differently. so we wired the wagner's house with 150 meg internet. which means that in the time it takes mr. wagner to pour a 20oz. cup of coffee,
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tommy can download 40 songs, and jan can upload 180 photos. 12 seconds. that's the power of fiber optics. get 150 meg internet with equal upload and download speeds, tv and phone for just $79.99 per month for the first year. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good. only fios can. new exhibit is making its first and only stop on the east coast right here in philadelphia. it shines a light on the 75th anniversary of the presidential executive order that forced japanese-americans into internment camps. the exhibit is called uprooted. it focus on farm labor camps during world war ii.
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a little known part of the more than two year internment of 120,000 people of japanese ancestry. two-thirds were american citizens. you can see the free exhibit right now at the friends center in center city. it's on display today through march 9th. plenty of events happening. exhibits going on in and around philadelphia. not a bad day to get outside and get busy. >> it's a great day considering it's february for us to get outside. temperatures will be in the 60s later today. a live look outside in center city. clear skies. low to mid-60s today. mid-60s tomorrow. monday 54 degrees andy. don't see a chance of rain until wednesday and that's just spotty showers. >> that looks like a forecast for april. >> those temperatures are more typical in april. >> that will do it for us. we'll have updates every 25 minutes and then back at 8:30 for a full hour.
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good morning. nature's fury. a massive rain storm pounds california. at least two dead in the storm which unleash eed flash floodin and toppled trees and turned roads into rivers and opened sinkholes swallowing cars. >> it is incredible to see how big the flood is. >> could it go from bad to worse? we're live with the latest. mending fences. >> the united states of america strongly supports nato and will be unwaivering in our commitment to the transatlantic alliance. >> vice president mike pence trying to assure skeptical nato allies the united states will


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