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responders who have bea been amazing in puerto rico forever. but this two weeks ago. >> we are with you now and we will be there every step of the way until this job is done. it is truly catastrophic what happened in puerto rico. >> despite what the president tweeted early today, chief of staff said the u.s. will stand with puerto rico until the job is done. >> we continue to have teams on the ground in puerto rico. we were there as the governor responded to the president's comments. >> we are not asking for better treatment or less treatment. we are asking for equal treatment. >> and here is an idea of how bad things still are in puerto rico today. fema expects to get the power back on for only 25% of the population by the end of month. and it will take six months for everyone to get their
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electricity turned on. >> and andrea kleundrea cline-t talked to people about whether it's fair to have fema pull out. >> reporter: this is a disaster relief center where those fleeing after hurricane maria can get fema and local and state assistance. he talked to us through a translator, his home was completely demolished. with no work and no home, he came to philadelphia to start over. >> had i not run out, i would have been dead. >> reporter: early this morning president trump blamed the scope of the devastation anothon the la island and said we can't keep fema there forever. >> shocking. that my president of the united states will abandon 3 aboutme.5 u.s. citizens. >> reporter: in comparison, fee he made continues to provide
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assistance five years after super storm sandy. >> when i always said stand up and want to say the pledge of allegianc allegiance we're just saying words. put it into action. when one american is down, the other picks them up and moves on. >> reporter: it's only been three weeks since hurricane maria and before that, hurricane irma. the recovery has only just begun. andrundrea cline-thomas nbc 10 news. tonight we have new video of a barge filled with hurricane relief arriving in san juan today. it was packed with supplies from our area. truckloads and everything from generators to toothbrushes came from friends and colleagues of johnson powder coating in burlington. the company tells us they made arrangementsd to needy families. a private company will make sure
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the goods don't get stuck in san juan he's port. the president tapped a top white house aide to replace john kelly as home land security secretary. this and the president nominated kirstjen nielsen. >> i'm humbled by the trust you are placing in me and should i be confirmed, i will with the utmost dead indication work every day to protect and secure our home land. >> nielsen has white house experience. right now she's the president's deputy chief of staff. she has also served as special assistant to george w. bush. in our first alert weather, we are tracking some rain. it has been a soggy and dreary day. there is the jersey shore. glenn "hurricane" schwartz has a look at what we can expect tonight. >> more of the same. we have the clouds around, we have the wind, the cool weather. very different from what we've seen the rest of the month of october. still the overcast skies, you
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will though a little brighter. but easton a couple hours ago, we showed you it was about 98% overcast. it's much, much less cloudy right now. maybe a sign of things to come. things going a little bit towardses west, so most of the brain that was in delaware is headed into maryland right now. just a few blips on the radar. 61 in philadelphia. even colder in pottstown and reading and lancaster at 59 degrees. poconos at 53. the afternoon high today, a mere 63 degrees after 79 yesterday. tomorrow getting up to 68 and then we start that climb. temperatures way up by sunday, we'll see if there is any rain this weekend coming up. new at 6:00 about a story we first told you about last night at 11:00. it's a homicide allentown police chief says never should have
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happened. it all started with two groups fighting over text messages september from a boy asent from a boy and a girl. some felt were inappropriate. it turned intoen a argument. everyone left the home in two separate cars, but those cars crashed and this led to a shooting. police say a 19-year-old was killed. and christian charged with homicide. get ready for a traffic nightmare if you 34r57b plan on driving the pennsylvania turnpike. there is a major closure that will cause an hour delay on your commute. turnpike will be closed from allentown to pocono. a bridge is set to be replaced. this kind of 3project takes 18 months, but it will be finished over the weekend. >> just do a little planning
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ahead, get out the gmps, figure out alternative routes. >> i think it's better this way. >> closure begins tomorrow night at:00. it will last until moon morning monday morning at 4:00. you can get information on the nbc 10 app. decision 2017. voters decide the next new jersey governor in less than a month. today we've learned phil murphy has a wide lead when it comes to cash left to spend. murphy has raised more than three times more money than kim guadagno. election day is november 7. relief for anyone owning aa. there will not be a property tax hike for the fourth straight year. the county says it added 25,000
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new jobs and 50 5 50 ne0 new bu. overdose victims helped connect the dots between a bad batch of heroin and the drug dealer. velasquez is charged with selling heroin laysced with fe s fentanyl. >> most is coming in from china, through the dark web and through the oosthuizen pound postal ser. >> i'm hoping everybody comes find me. >> reporter: michael was one of the victims saved. camden metro police say the next time they address minister narc narcan, that will mark the 300th
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time they save a life since 2014. eagles nation ready for the big game tonight, but it will be a beig test. keith jones traveled to charlotte with fans who are hoping that the team can improve to 5-1. >> and we know philly will be well represented. if it rain, hopefully eagles deal better with rain than panthers. >> reporter: hopefully they will do better without an umbrella. i'll take a step out of the way and he show you who just entered the field here. you have doug petersen, they were just checking td skies because it looks murky. but fans are into the deterred, they are everywhere here. they made the 10 hour drive. some flew. but one fan stands out. devonte is from west philadelphia but now lives in
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charleston, south carolina. he made the four hour trip north to charlotte to watch the birds. he everyone brought his helmet signed by a former eagle. and this isn't the most interesting garment he brought here. >> we're decked out. undershirt, sock, boxers, the whole nine. all right he says t >> reporter: he says the fan base is the most traveled. and by the way we are less than now would be hour until our eagles special at 7:00 as we continue to watch these skies here inside bank of america stadium. the eagles and their fans are fired up, top spot in the nfc is on the line. i'll send it back inside to you.
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>> and the quick turnaround to think about. >> reporter: and that is a big factor they kept talking about, that is going to be a factor. but as we see doug petersen has done a good job of preparing his players every week. they get out in front of teams t, let's hope that is the case tonight. >> if it starts to rain, you may want to borrow that guy's knit cap. it will come in handy. >> reporter: totally. that is a good point. >> good to see you. have fun. here is a look at the eagles jerseys they will wear in tonight's game. they will go with white with white pantses. nbc 10 is your official eagles station. stick around for game day kickoff and then at 7:30, eagles game plan. a permanent tribute will soon stand in south philadelphia in memory of flyers founder ed
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snid snider. a statue will be dedicated next thursday. october 19 marks the 50th anniversary of the first ever philadelphia flyers home game back in 1967. he died at 83 after a battle with cancer. no school tomorrow at john b. kelly elementary. >> it's closed because of mold. a worker sent us those photos of what appears to be mold on pipes. school officials say the cleanup is almost complete, but they won't reopen the school until that moold is goon. parents will learn sunday night in the school reopens monday. who would steal from somebody helping others? how police hope to catch the culprits. and kidnapped from the tell ban, a pennsylvania mother and her family are finally free.
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get fios - now just $79.99 per month for fios gigabit connection plus tv and phone. when you're a double-dipping like steve sweeney, it's important to maintain a certain... lifestyle. that's why sweeney spent over a hundred grand of his campaign funds on high-priced meals and other gifts. we're talking fine cigars, fancy watches, pricey restaurants, and expensive wines - all to charm the type of folks who helped him raise your taxes 145 times.
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too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us. after five years in captivity, a pennsylvania woman, her three children and her husband are free. the taliban captured them while
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they were hiking in afghanistan in 2012. caitlin coleman, her husband joshua boyle and their children were rescued by pakistani forces last nine. coleman is from york county. and coleman's husband from canada refused to board a plane bound for the u.s. much more the recuse on "nightly news" with lester holt. a koouchcouple of thieves td a shop that benefits habitat for humanity. ted greenberg shows us they got away with far less than the amount of damage they left behind. >> the shock of it just really? we're a charity. >> reporter: a clarity thir cla now hurt by glass shetserringburg lars. the cumberland county lab at that time for humanity hit around 1:00 a.m. tuesday. immediately after one of the
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thieves smashes the front door with a brick, the other comes inside, tries unsuccessfully to steal the kashcash register and swipes a donation bucket. they sell new and gently used discounted items putting the profits toward building and repairing homes. managers believe less than 100 bucks was in the donation bucket, but say the burglars caused at least $3,000 in damage. their faces not visible on surveillance video. >> we are hope thagts publt the can help us identify these individuals. >> reporter: habitat humanity could have built one or even two wheelchair ramps for people who need them with the amount of damage. >> it's sad and that state of affairs within our country that people are driven to that extent. >> reporter: police say they have no suspects and are checking other nearby businesses
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on busy drive for additional surveillance video. this one shows the pair rolling away on bikes after breaking in to a charity committed to building hope. ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. big difference today. waef h wooef h we've had a lot of days in the 80s but barely above 60 today. clouds all across the area today. and current gusts, up to 30 miles per hour in atlantic city. winds havedy miles per ho dhave bits. but still out of the east. society hill, fox chase, 59 in chestnut hill and andorra. and that is chilly. a few sprinkles mostly in delaware, some in the northern
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western suburb, but not much out there. certainly not going to accumulate much. and we have a certain interest in charlotte, north carolina tonight. so i'll show you the radar. we did have some showers there, but it looks like they are moving away. the forecast does call for a chance of showers for the eagles xwa game. temperatures way above average for a football night. it's been in the mid-80s there with scattered showers possible around the area. for us, we have the east wind, that keeps the clouds in, the cool air in. and that will continue. tomorrow we could see some areas of some light rain or drizzle or sprinkles. nothing too heavy. maybe not quite as chilly, but close. and then on saturday, we have more showers coming in because the wind will be shifting and you can see that. we are not expects a washout, but we do expect some showers in the area. and then the warmer winds start
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coming in on sunday, you may start off with clouds and then get the sunshine, and then we'll get this to the 80s. but that is not going to last either. 68 in fairmont, 64 allentown and easton, redding at 65. rehoboth beach at 70, but clouds across most of the area. the temple game, again it will be on the side for football, a chance of some showers. we've seen way worse. and for the rest of the area, chance of showers with at least partly sunny skies, lower chance at the shore. and then sunday, we have sunshine, at least afternoon sunshine across much of the area. temperatures getting into the 80s. and then we start to see the plunge starting on monday.
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back to only the 60s. coming up, big night for the eagles as they take on the carolina panthers. play everies warming up on the field. john clark live from charlotte right after this. paulsboro's a very proud community.
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it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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i am john clark live in charlotte, north carolina. it is a big game here for the number one seed in the nfc right now two 4-1 teams, two of the best quarterbacks in the nfc. let's take a look at the birds arriving here within the last hour or so.
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carson wentz and the eagles offense, they have the best third down offense in the nfl. guess who is the second best? the carolina panthers. this is a great match-up of quarterbacks. carson wentz wants to become what cam newton has become, he has led his team to a super bowl appearance. here are the quarterbacks talking about the big show down. >> we love it around here. an opportunity to show who we are, show what we can do and to know that really the country is watching us. i think a lot of guys get excited for that. >> hopefully that home field advantage will give us the edge that we need, but i can guarantee that it won't be no lackadaisical attitude coming from the people from philadelphia as well and we know that we will get their best foot forward and you can bet believe they will get ours. >> reporter: eagles just played on sunday, they only had three days of rest. so we will see how their bodies recover. panthers, no lane johnson. take a look at practice.
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flex fletcher cox, he was try out his calf here. he is a game time decision. smallwood is questionable. pete. >> they are focused and attention to detail has been extremely high. the energy level has been there. and listen, this has been a successful couple of xwaems for us and you can ride that emotion as well. >> reporter: and join us for our eagles game day kickoff special at 7:00. we have a lot of features. and at 7:30, the head coach breaks down touchdowns from sunday. a power hour of football getting you ready for thursday night football. i'm john clark arrive in
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charlotte. we're right back after this.
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throughout the day you've had to deal with a little wind and rain. >> but wind provides energy. and we have another cool day tomorrow with the clouds. maybe not quite as chilly as today. and some sprinkles. and then on saturday, it's a good bits wa warmer. maybe some showers. sunday the warmest and driest day. and then we cool down. but we also have a whole big dry stretch there and the warmer weather looks like it will return toward the end of next week and next weekend. the overall weather pattern even though it's cold today, even though it will be cold next monday and tuesday, it's still exceptionally warm for this time of year. >> this weekend looking really nice. >> sunday, i would say so. >> all right. and as you look at the field in
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charlotte, getting ready for the eagles. a big match-up. >> up next, "nightly news." tonight, hostage family freed. an american woman, her husband and three little children rescued five years after being kidnapped by terrorists. a daring mission to save them. damage control. a surprise appearance from white house chief of staff john kelly pulling back the curtain, putting to rest rumors and making clear he's not the president's minder. growing fire disaster in california. crews racing to save neighborhoods even as their own homes burn to the ground. targeting obamacare. blocked in congress, the president signs a new executive order for potentially major changes to health insurance. and breakthrough for blindness. helping a young man see. doctors say it could be the key to unlocking the answers for everything from


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