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right now at 5:00, we begin with the weather. we've issued a first alert coming our way. it's expected to bring heavy rain and thunderstorms, which will make for a wet morning drive. >> let's get straight to glenn "hurricane" schwartz. he's tracking your hour-by-hour forecast. >> keith, it looks like everybody is going to be getting rain, at least for a period of time it will be on the heavy side. that's why we have a first alert out for tomorrow for the entire area. generally, the western parts of the area closer to 7:00 a.m. towards the shore, closer to 3:00 p.m. as it moves west to east. this thunderstorm could be severe with damaging wind and localized flooding that clogs drains from the leaves. it goes from new england down to delaware, which is kind of unusual for this time of year. this is not our general severe
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weather season which is kind of high for this time of year. we have unusually strong winds in the upper atmosphere. we have a lot of clouds out there right now and tremendous rain and thunderstorms back down to the southwest. that whole system is headed this way and it's with a cold front that is coming through and here it is, 5:00 in the morning, some models have it later but a line of thunderstorms associated with that cold front, very strong, gusty winds as it moves through. not necessarily a whole lot of rain when you total it all up, but much of it may fall in a 15-minute period and that's where you get the problems. temperatures in the 70s just about everywhere. rehoboth with a high of 69. we may not drop below 70 in philadelphia. it's another warm day but a
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stormy day, especially the start of the day. more on the hour-by-hour with the storms coming up. >> and stay ahead of the storms with the nbc 10 app. you can track the most accurate forecast for your neighborhood. and make sure to wake up with nbc 10 today starting at 4:00 a.m. with updates on weather and traffic. pitching the president's plan. ivanka trump visited bucks county to talk tax reform. she just wrapped up the town hall to talk about who will benefit the most. steven fisher was there. mixed reaction on the president's plan? >> reporter: erin, absolutely. this is a tax plan that's been heavily debated. we've talked to a lot of people here. some people were impressed by ivanka and what she had to say but a group of protesters showed up. they are still here behind me. they say they are not buying what the trumps are selling.
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at the senior center in richboro, it was packed. those who listened to ivanka trump came away impressed. >> i like the death tax part of it. i like the stem program. >> reporter: it's a plan that includes a child tax credit and is said to help the country's middle class families. >> it's definitely geared towards everyone but the focus and the stated focus consistently over and over again of this administration is a priority on middle income american families. >> i'm in favor of the tax plan i do really think it benefits the middle class. now, the other side is saying it isn't. >> reporter: the other side was just on the other side of the street. >> ivanka has a new phrase. corruption. >> reporter: some say they are worried about the hit that medicare and medicaid could take
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against this plan. >> i'm against this tax plan. it helps, you know, the 1% and it's going to hurt the majority of people. >> reporter: protesters are gathered outside the town hall hours before ivanka showed up. >> what this administration is doing is total destruction. so we need to come up and say something about it. >> reporter: and for many locals here, this is the first time they got a chance to see ivanka in person. many told me she was a breath of fresh air. in fact, one man even said compared to the president she, quote, speaks well, thinks before she speaks and doesn't hide behind social media. we're reporting in bucks county, steven fisher, nbc 10 news. in the meantime, president trump took to twitter to respond to questions about his tax plan. there are reports that the new plan would cap the amount that you could contribute to your 401(k) plan pretax. the president tweeted that there will be no change to your
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401(k). this has been a great and popular middle class tax break that works and stays, end quote. advanced urgent care has four locations in our area that are being raided, two in philadelphia and two in montgomery county. today nbc 10 was there as fbi and dea agents swarmed the location in willow grove. the u.s. marshals were also involved in this raid. they carried boxes out of the clinic. this is a location that neighbors have been watching and wondering about for a while. >> my concern was that they were selling drugs out of this facility because typically you won't see doctor's offices have lines of people before they are
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opening. >> others said that they stopped going to the office because the staff asked to be paid up front. nbc 10 is the official station of the philadelphia eagles. the clock is ticking. the birds are gearing up to take on the redskins in just about three hours. this is a live look right now where it is all going down tonight, the lincoln financial field. >> reporter: the excitement is building in the parking lot, too. it's getting filled up. i mean, come on. let's get this thing going. you can see everybody is having fun. randy moss just walked through the parking lot a while ago. at 4:00, we talked to chef eric here. he's wrapping bacon. that's chicken drumsticks. >> these are cheesesteak wrapped
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in bacon here. can't go wrong with bacon. >> i just love that man. i'm coming back. i'm coming back. i also want you to meet this lady right here. i don't want to scare her because she's 87. joan, ma'am, i heard you are the season ticket holder of the night. is that true? >> yes, sir, it is. >> reporter: and let me ask you this, what is it about coming to the eagles games that you've liked for how many years now? >> 57. >> reporter: why do you like coming down here for every home game? >> i love football and i love my eagles. >> reporter: and what do you think of carson wentz? is he the real deal? >> he really is. >> reporter: if jones thinks he's the real deal, you got a little frisky there.
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do you like everything wrapped in bacon? do you like bacon? >> yes. >> reporter: i'm going to get you a cheesesteak roll covered in bacon. i'm going to send it back to the studio because we're going to eat lots of stuff wrapped in bacon. hold my hand. you want to come with me? >> oh, my goodness. >> reporter: guys, back to you. join and i are going to eat. so back to you guys. eric, can you give joan and i teach a cheesesteak roll? >> got to bring home that bacon. >> quite literally. >> i need that in my life right now. >> by the way, isn't that the greatest tv moment? joan is the cutest. >> she is. and she's going to get that cheesesteak role. >> and steve isn't even paying attention to us right now. >> bring home the bacon. >> they are yapping in my ear and all i want to do is eat. >> leave us alone.
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>> fine, joan says it, enough said. getting something wrapped in takeout. the birds play washington tonight. look at that. tonight at 8:30. stay with nbc 10, your official philadelphia eagles station for live team coverage from the linc. take a look at this. sky force 10 returning from another story this afternoon found this fire burning in a rowhome in spring garden. this was around 1:30. it's not clear how the fire started. investigators believe a hoverboard started a fire that burned six homes in manchester. a girl says she plugged her hoverboard in and then heard a crackling sound before the fire started. everyone did make it out okay. all right.
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watch as two men take off running with skateboards police say they stole inside of a west phillyç wawa at 37th and spruc. they were valued at about $1500 each. call police if you can help. safer police cars. the newest fleet in philadelphia. there are bulletproof doors and windows. older cars only have that door protection. they will be on the streets by march of next year. a soldier who pleaded guilty for deserting his post trial has been postponed because the defense argued that he can't get a fair sentence because mr. trump said he couldn't talk about the case but everyone has heard his comments in the past. defense lawyers say the only way
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to get a fair sentence now is to take prison time off the table. the judge says he'll make his decision on wednesday. it took more than half a century for the medals of a fallen soldier to finally reach his children. >> today in wilmington, a senator presented james davis with his army medals, including the purple heart and bronze star. the family reached out to the senator for help to find davis' military record. he learned that his dad who fought in the battle of normandy was a true hero. >> and he deserves recognition of his life and i want people to know. >> the family tells us senator carper's office was even able to find letters written by davis during the war to his wife ethel. >> what a nice keepsake.
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>> yeah. health inspectors say the treatment of one resident at a care facility sounded alarm bells. what they found as nbc 10 presses the management company for answers. heading to court. the man charged with shooting six people between delaware and maryland last week will be charged in delaware first. the strategic reason why. and tough talk from attorney general jeff sessions during his philly visit. ahead at 5:00, his plan to take down a violent gang with thousands of members.
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when you're a double-dipping pension-padder 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. too many in south jersey
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are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us.
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attorney general jeff sessions laid out his crime-fighting plan right here in philadelphia. in addition to gangs, sessions talked about guns and grant money. >> he's been here all weekend but concerns still linger about how much of that money, if any, will make it to philadelphia. >> the united states attorney general jeff sessions. [ applause ] >> reporter: for the second time since saturday, jeff sessions took center stage in center city speaking at the international association of chief of police conference. he took time to praise police officers. >> to say thank you, i am proud to stand with you. the department of justice is proud to stand with you.
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we have your back. >> reporter: and made some major announcements, like putting a notorious international gangs with ties to our area on notice. >> i have designated ms-13 as a priority for our organized crime drug enforcement task forces. they threaten entire governments. they must be and will be stopped. >> reporter: sessions also revealed that he ordered prosecutors to focus on taking illegal guns off the street and has plans to ramp up the number of police officers on the force. >> the department will soon award about $100 million in grants to state and local law enforcement agencies to hire more police officers. >> we need more people who want to back law enforcement in this country. it's going to be hard to move forward. >> reporter: still, some worry that grant money won't even make it to philadelphia with its designation as a sanctuary city.
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>> to think that any force would be penalized because of what stance they have on immigration so we're hoping that will not be the case. we're hoping that whatever actions the city has undertaken will help to stave off those actions from the government. >> now, just last week the department of justice put philadelphia on notice. commissioner ross says he has an obligation to protect everyone and not worry about immigration status. to a new concern in puerto rico tonight. the amount of trash as the island continues to cleanup and rebuild, the amount of garbage on the island is causing concerns for people's health. there are carpets and clothes on sidewalks more than a month after hurricane maria hit. those piles are infested with rodents and mosquitos. the other problem is where to put all of that trash. before the disaster hit, the
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landfills were operating beyond capacity. 28% of the island is still without running water. 79% of the island has no electricity. crews are working hard to put the lights back on by christmas. so you can help the victims in puerto rico. tomorrow night on nbc 10, don't miss a special behind the scenes look at miranda's single "almost like praying." that is tomorrow night at 7:00 right here on nbc 10. all right. to the weather now, we've issued a first alert for tomorrow morning because heavy rain and storms may affect your morning commute. check that out. you can see that system. it is moving our way on first alert radar. a look right now at conditions in the poconos. warmer than average temperatures but look at those chouds. they are pretty ominous.
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>> you definitely want to keep that umbrella handy. let's go to glenn "hurricane" schwartz. you have the timing? >> yes. and despite all of the clouds, the timing is not in the next few hours. we need rain but this is going to be concentrated in a short period of time and a lot of wind with it even though this is not a classic severe weather season, even though it's not the time of day that we generally get severe weather, there is that threat if you get the right conditions. it can happen. now let's look at the first alert that we have for the entire area. generally, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 7:00 a.m. on the western side and 3:00 towards the shore as everything moves west to east. the thunderstorms are possibly severe with damaging winds and localized flooding because of the leaves clogging up the drains, not that we're getting that much rain. here's one computer model that's
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really showing a whole lot of wind. these are wind gusts predictions as we head into the morning. over 40 miles an hour as the line of thunderstorms come in and that continues through the morning. some places close to 50. there's 53 in avalon. and then it dies down in the afternoon and into the evenings. this is not something that is going to last all day. it's just going to be concentrating and you can start to see some of the rain back towards pittsburgh but this is the real big part of this. toerpds have been confirmed in north carolina and south carolina with that line. just in the last hour or so. temperatures in the 70s, which is pretty warm. especially considering that we haven't had any sunshine. current winds out of the southeast, 10 to 15 to 20 miles per hour as the winds continue to increase a bit and that could
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affect the eagles game, especially towards the end as the wind speed goes up, the chance of any kind of shower goes up towards the end of the game. but we're not going to get all of that heavy stuff and severe weather during the game or even after the game. it will be morning. and here's that model showing those thunderstorms. right there, during the morning rush, in the i-95 corridor and then later on today, this model shows redevelopment right along the coastline. that is some really nasty stuff tomorrow morning up to new york city. if that happens, that's looking severe. and then the west winds come in and brings the drier air and colder air. tomorrow it is not dry and it is not cold. 70 for a high in chestnut hill. it's not going to storm all day but there are going to be storms and heavy rain periods just about everywhere. a local landmark gets a lot
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of attention this time of year and that's because norristown built in the late 1700s is said to be haunted. the original owner and his wife, children and servants still call this place home. they are still in there and want the home to be shown. there is still laughter in there. >> even the family dog lucky a german shepherd can reportedly be felt brushing up against your leg. >> ooh. tomorrow, we'll take you inside a haunted bed and breakfast with centuries of secrets hidden behind the walls. running into road blocks after her husband's sudden death. >> i was angry about it, that, you know, what do they think, somebody is going to call up and lie about, you know, that their
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husband died? >> she was trying to get her late husband's finances in order but a local gym wouldn't cancel his membership. how nbc 10 responds took action ahead at 5:00. a community on edge. police try to connect the dots in a string of murders. the one thing about the crime that has them questioning the motive.
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three murders in just two weeks in money community. tonight, neighbors are scared and they want answers. >> "nbc nightly news" is taking a closer look and kerry sanders shows us the surveillance video that could play a key role. >> reporter: this is the community gripped by fear. the memorial right here is for the three victims who were slain in a two-week period in an area less than a mile square. the authorities say it may be a serial killer on the loose. the real difficulty here, the three victims do not have any object jo obvious connections and the serial killer has been using a pistol or a gun of some type and authorities say that is highly unusual for a serial killer, choosing victims at random. i'm kerry sanders. i'll have the details coming up on "nbc nightly news." now back to you.
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>> kerry sanders has those details tonight on "nbc nightly news" with lester holt at 6:30 that. is right after nbc 10 news at 6:00. well, next at 5:00, the eagles prepare to face off with their division arririvals, the washington redskins. >> john clark is at lincoln financial field where it will all go down in a few hours. >> reporter: it feels like september weather out here for a fall classic. eagles/redskins, a lot on the line. we'll hear from carson wentz coming up next. a driver losing control and slamming into a ditch in alabama, the same storm system heading our way. glenn "hurricane" schwartz breaking down when the bad weather will arrive. and all new at 6:00, impossible to escape. new jersey state troopers helping in puerto rico discover a problem that is making
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hurricane recovery so painfully slow. he's a husband, father, veteran... but most of all, he's a fighter. chris brown has never been afraid to take on the big fights. that's why he stood up to republicans and democrats alike to fight the north jersey casinos and the takeover of atlantic city. chris brown is fighting to protect jobs in our region... a true champion for the working men and women of atlantic county. on november 7th, let's keep him fighting for us. chris brown for state senate, he's on our side.
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she never let anything even now. down. and aetna is moving medicare forward right along with her, starting with the medicare rx select prescription drug plan. featuring 18 dollar average plan premiums. and zero dollar tier 1 generic drug copays at preferred pharmacies like cvs pharmacy and shoprite. aetna's medicare part d drug coverage options are helping her enjoy life her way. call aetna and enroll today. because getting older clearly isn't what it used to be. we're all eagles fans. we're all brothers when it comes to that. >> bonding over football. right now excitement is through the roof and the tailgate is on for eagles fans as the birds face off with division rivals, the washington redskins at lincoln financial field. this is a live look inside the
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linc when the game kicks off at 8:30 tonight. this is some of the best football that the birds have played in years. >> and some of the best weather that they have had here at home, as john said before, since the season opener. we have coverage with glenn "hurricane" schwartz but we'll get to him in a moment. >> first we'll go to john clark live at the linc. the eagles can make a statement with a win tonight. >> absolutely they can. i think with how nice the weather, people made it a half day from their jobs and they are tailgating in the parking lot out there. you said it. this is a statement game. the eagles have the best record at 5-1 and if they could win this game tonight against the redskins, they would have a 2 1/2-game lead in the nfc east. let's look at that first meeting. the eagles are trying to sweep the redskins for the first time in four years. if the birds were to lose tonight, they would only have a half game lead.
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this is huge. they want to have a big question going into the second half of the season. and carson wentz, he is 2-0 so far at home. 6-2 last year. so that is 8-2 here at the linc as the quarterback for the eagles, he loves playing at home. >> there's nothing like playing at home. starting the season off the way we did with the tough schedule the way we did, we have a lot of things to focus on and keep getting better at. but, again, we're real excited to be here at home. >> reporter: and malcolm jenkins said five wins was not our goal. we are nowhere near where we want to end up. so obviously this is just a stepping stone but it's a huge one tonight. i'm john clark, live at the linc, a lot more at 6:20. >> see you then, john.
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thank you. the wind is kicking up across the area. this is above the link. citizens bank park is in the background. not moving a bit. >> the wind will be increasing virtually every hour as we head toward the end of the game as the strong weather system heads our way that we have a first alert out for and that is for tomorrow. this is not going to be affecting us during the game, only the wind increasing. that will be an impact timing could be severe. the main threat is damaging winds but there is still a threat of a brief flash flood, partly because of those leaves. and even the tornado threat is
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not nearly as small as it normally is in this part of the country with a front coming through. so we're going to have to wachl f watch for spinning in the radar. it's not going to bother us until well after midnight and that is with the cold front that is going to be moving in and 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 a.m., coming right through the philadelphia area and gusts of 35 to 40 in general and up to 50 miles an hour. more on the timing of this and what comes behind this, coming up. >> it's heavy rain and storms that move into our region. download the nbc 10 app. sign up for alerts to find out when threatening weather is headed for your neighborhood. new at 5:00, the man accused of shooting six people in two different states will be tried in delaware first.
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radee prince killed three co-workers and drove to wilmington and shot another man. delaware sentencing laws don't allow parole. >> in maryland, we have three horrible murders, first-degree murders and two attempted first degree murders. for all of that carnage, the possible sentence is life in prison. >> he will face life in prison in delaware and maryland. developing now in harrisburg, the fight over how to pay for the state's budget. it falls well short of what senate leaders wanted. the fight revolves around how much tax increase there will be. lawmakers are working to plug
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the budget but can't agree how to pay for it. a nursing home at risk of losing its license tops the story making headlines county-by-county. this is for st. francis rehabilitation and health care in darby. during an inspection in august, issues were found including a resident who had untreated wounds that went down to the bone. the facility is under temporary management by a state contractor. the archdiocese of philadelphia sold that facility to center management group in 2014. st. francis still operates under catholic diocese. "the current process is a regulatory one in which we do not have a role. we will follow developments closely as they unfold." we also called the center management group but our calls
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have gone unreturned. police discovered a 64-year-old in his trunk in bethel township friday night. he says he stopped to give a man a ride earlier in the day near scranton. that man then stuffed him in the trunk and drove 100 miles before the car broke down. officers arrested the suspect a short time later. well, things just got more colorful inside philadelphia's city hall. this is inside the civil jury room. the murals highlight the concept of justice, community and diversity. the artist who painted it said the most rewarding part of the process came today. >> my favorite part of the whole process is actually not the painting. it's actually not speaking. definitely not speaking. it's seeing the people who i'm painting see their own portrait. >> the new murals also feature
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the text of the seventh amendment which is a right to a trial by jury of peers. a reckless joke or a real threat? one teacher's facebook post that has parents pulling kids out of class. and phone call from the president. the widow of a u.s. serviceman explains what president donald trump told her over the phone and why she's so upset about it. ma whaf caused a football to be on its side and sending students to the hospital. all new tomorrow morning, spirits at the jersey shore. nbc 10 is taking you on a spooky tour of a haunted bed and breakfast. join us weekday mornings for nbc 10 today. nobody delivers more for south jersey than steve sweeney.
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he stood up to north jersey special interests to increase funding for our schools. he stopped christie's commuter tax, saving south jersey residents over 200 million dollars. and he led the charge to pass paid family leave. aarp applauded sweeney for freezing property taxes for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share.
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sky force 10 over breaking news. investigators say a septa bus hit a child in the past 45 minutes in frankford. you can see the bus right there at orthodox and milner streets. the victim was sent to st. christopher's hospital. the injuries are not life-threatening. we'll keep you updated. today we're hearing from the widow of the fallen soldier and what she says made her cry during the phone call from
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president trump. myesha johnson said today she cried when the president couldn't remember her husband's name. she also said that representative frederica wilson was in the car because she's practically a family member. wilson earlier criticized the president for saying sergeant la david johnson knew what he signed up for. johnson's widow says she doesn't know why she wasn't allowed to see her husband's body. the republican candidate is calling for a ban on sanctuary cities in the garden state. lieutenant governor kim guadagno presented the proposal today. this is after phil murphy suggested he would favor turning new jersey into a sanctuary state. some parents are refusing to send their parents to school
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following a teacher's facebook post about a gun in brentwood outside of pittsburgh. he posted, "i'm buying a gun. watch out, world. ha-ha." parents kept 60 kids out of class when word got around. well, getting sick after fighting fires. >> a health epidemic is killing firefighters. what he thinks is to blame. spiralling from the sky, the storm system that led to this waterspout in alabama is on its way here. when a first alert goes into effect. plus, the new inflatable neighbor for the frank rizzo statue. who moved in, next at 6:00.
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he's a husband, father, veteran... but most of all, he's a fighter. chris brown has never been afraid to take on the big fights. that's why he stood up to republicans and democrats alike to fight the north jersey casinos and the takeover of atlantic city. chris brown is fighting to protect jobs in our region...
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a true champion for the working men and women of atlantic county. on november 7th, let's keep him fighting for us. chris brown for state senate, he's on our side.
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a scary ride for students in baltimore today. at least five people were hurt when that school bus flipped onto its side just before 7:00 this morning. the driver lost control while trying to takeç an exit ramp. two teens went to the hospital. the crash may have been caused by bad weather. looking out for the safety of men and women who risk their lives to save ours. across the country, cancer rates are climbing among firefighters. >> in boston, the fire commissioner says that the city has lost almost 190 firefighters from job-related cancers since 1990. there is a new cancer diagnosis in his department every month. he says he's seen younger firefighters, people in their 40s, getting cancer and says the types of cancers are different than firefighters got 50 years ago because of the synthetic
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materials in homes. tonight on nightly news, a look at how firefighters are keeping firefighters safe with new gear and new rules. that report at 6:30 when lester holt joins us right after nbc 10 news at 6:00. turning now to your weather. take a look at that line of strong storms moving across the east coast. the severe weather heading toward the delaware valley. take a look at the same storm system brought to alabama. camera crews caught this waterspout forming off the gulf coast and then in grand bay, a driver lost control in the floodwater and found up in the ditch. luckily no one was hurt. a live look at the philadelphia skyline. wind is expected to pick up throughout the evening hours. we're going to stay dry for the eagles game tonight. glenn "hurricane" schwartz has issued a first alert when the brunt of the bad weather will moving through our re region.
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>> the first alert for the more severe weather is for the entire area starting around 7:00 a.m. we're not talking about threats for the eagles game. 7:00 a.m. in western sections and 3:00 toward the shore. thunderstorms possibly severe with damaging winds, localized flooding and we'll keep an eye on that. there are some of the storms getting towards pittsburgh. this is the most severe part. there have been confirmed tornadoes and damage in parts of north and south carolina just in the last couple of hours and tornado watches now extended into parts of virginia. temperatures above average and the humidity is way above average and if you had the right conditions, it doesn't matter what time of the year or what time of the day it is for severe weather to break out. look at these temperatures in delaware. 73 in wilmington right now.
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and this temperature is not really going to drop much. during the night tonight, close to 70 at the delaware beaches and in the 70s everywhere else. it stays in the 70s for the eagles game. the wind gradually increasing as we go through the night and sometimes the swirling wind can affect the kicking game david acres used to have problems with that from time to time. at 7:00 a.m., the remnants of that line, the computer model is not agreeing on the timing of this or the intensity, which makes it rather interesting. you can see the thunderstorms, 11:00 a.m., into new jersey, it looks like the greatest threat of severe weather would be from the philadelphia area eastward and rain lasting longer in new jersey. look at that. that's dinnertime right at the shore with some of the worst weather and then the drier air starts to move in behind that.
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as we go through the day tomorrow, the temperatures don't really change very much. and if we do get a little bit of sunshine late in the day, like especially in lehigh valley, temperatures go back up into the 70s. so tomorrow, it's not going to cool down at all. it is going to cool down after that. let's take a look at the ten-day temperature going down to 67 for a high on wednesday. 60 for a high on thursday. and then we warm back up again. friday, a beautiful day. look at the difference between saturday and sunday. the next eagles game, it doesn't look like it's going to have good weather. steady rain, temperatures only in the 50s and then even colder next monday. adding frustration to heartache. >> when a man unexpectedly passed away, his wife kept getting billed for his gym membership. how you can help prevent this from happening to a loved one.
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>> new life for the final resting places. how a cemetery is keeping grave stone vandals have having the last laugh. when you're a double-dipping pension-padder 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. too many in south jersey are struggling. but steve sweeney's looking out for himself, not for us.
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call aetna and enroll today. welcome back. lester holt joining us now on "nbc nightly news." >> hi, lester. >> keith and erin, ahead for us,
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bill o'reilly defends himself after word he paid $32 million to settle a sexual harassment claim. and anticipation growing amid jfk assassination papers being made public. and the families of those killed in niger say they deserve more answers. see you at 6:30. >> thank you, lester. and unexpected death crushed her world. >> he collapsed. >> it happened in june while the couple was on a cruise celebrating her birthday. >> we were on vacation in alaska and he had a massive heart
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attack. >> reporter: she had to get steven finances in order. one item on her credit card caught her attention, a july membership fee for retrofitness. she called the location where her husband signed up in january. >> i called them and said my husband passed away. we need to cancel this subscription. she said, well, we can't do that. we need proof. >> reporter: one problem, because steven passed away in alaska, it was going to take eight weeks to get a death certificate. >> i was angry. what do they think, somebody is going to call up and lie that their husband died? >> reporter: she tried calling the corporate office but said she wasn't able to reach anyone or leave a message. she asked the credit card company to block future charges but the card was charged again in august. so she contacted nbc 10 responds. we contacted retrofitness. by e-mail, records showed us that she requested a cancellation on july 28th but
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the account was not canceled until august 12th and the company decided to refund her the membership fees from june, july and august. toting $78. we were able to get her some answers. >> those who represent retrofitness say if you're faced with a situation like this, consider appointing a trusted family member to handle the memberships and if you don't feel confident in how to handle the situation, ask to speak with the manager and get the manager's contact information. again, we take care of another viewer and the recovery counter continues to rise. we're now at $815,429. head to, fill out the
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form or give us a call and we'll respond to you. nbc 10 news at 6:00 is next. here's jim rosenfield and jacqueline london. >> an urgent care is raided. >> it's what they are walking out with that is grabbing attention today. the front lines of hurricane damage. what's inspiring new jersey state troopers to keep helping in puerto rico a month after hurricane maria. >> what you into he had to stay safe on the road. that's next at 6:00.
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urgent care chaos. federal agents raid where locals go when they are sick. heavy downpours hitting right in the middle of your ride to work tomorrow. monday night spotlight. your official eagles station is live. >> right now at 6:00, the storm threat that could cause major trouble for your commute. thunderstorms, heavy downpours and wind damage. >> the roads could be dangerous for your ride to school
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tomorrow. >> glenn, when does this start? >> it's going to be after midnight as far as heavy rain or damaging winds but the wind is increasing and you can see it right now. and it will increase throat the night, especially in the philadelphia area during the afternoon in new jersey so overall the thunderstorms are possibly severe with damaging winds and the fallen leaves could clog up gutters. the main threat goes through our entire area. and it's halfway up the scale for this time of the year. th


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