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i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those. we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life state farm is there.
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representatives hammered out a contract. he met with coach kelly and took his physical. murray led the nfl rushing last year in the dallas cowboys and he joined the rival eagles because this is a great opportunity to win a super bowl. >> and definitely was not biggest contract. but it was something that about this organization and team that caught by eye and i felt that there was a great chance to win here and that's what you want a place that has great fans and be in places that have a great coach in chip kelly and place you have a chance to win and be successful. >> you have to run the football in this league and that's what i believe an we lost a talented running back and making that decision and losing lesean is
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how do you replace that caliber and we did. 21 million guaranteed and it's a double whammy. eagles strengthen themselves while hurting cowboys and they signed matthews to three year deal. you have demarko murray, ryan math ruse and sproles that's one three headed attack. >> thank you ducis. you can read the latest coverage of the eagles acquisitions ob our web site at and right now the most popular article is aboutto demarco murray. >> breaking news from the wynnefield section of philadelphia tonight. a man in his 50s was shot and killed while walking his dog "action news" reporter dann cuellar is live on the 6400 block of woodcrest avenue with latest developments, dap. >> jim the 6400 block of woodcrest left shaken tonight. a lot of residents shocked because this man was so well
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liked that he was gunned down and in an apparent robbery. now, police responded to the scene 8:307 tonight after 911 calls reporting gun shots on this ordinarily quiet and crime-free street a cording to investigators the man was walking his dog as he often does when the ghaun struck. >> he was laying on the grounds unconscious and had a flashlight in one hand and dog leash in the area and the dog was laying next to him. >> the 51-year-old man was rushed by officers to presbyterian hospital with a single gun shot wound to the chestch the victim's flashlight still on the ground and his knit cap on the street. the man lives in the area and is well-liked. >> he seems the same pattern 8:30 every night walks his dog usually him and his daughter. fortunately she was not with him out here. this was a tragic incident. >> police say the victim's
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daughter who usually walks with him is between 11 and 13 years of age. and again she was not walking with him tonight. right now police have no description on at sale aunt and they're talking to neighbors trying to gather as much information as they can. homicide investigators are on the scene tonight. live in wynnefield, dann cuellar, "channel 6 action news." >> thank you dann. police released a number of men brought in for questioning in furgeson missouri after the shooting of two police officers last night. search for gunman or ghaun continues between officers were among the 20 guarding the furgeson police station in a protest last night. police chief was resigning. one was shot in the face. the other in the shoulder. both were release the from the hospital. >> first viewing for slain philadelphia officer robert will sop will be held tomorrow francis funeral home would be
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avenue from 4 to 8:00 p.m. and second viewing saturday morning at the polls from campus of university of possess pennsylvania between 7 and 10. that will be followed by funeral services. again at the palestra at 10:30. >> meanwhile police and parishers gathered tonight in the mayfair section of philadelphia for a prayer service in support of officers. it was held st. matthew church cottman avenue as a way to express gratitude for honorable service and sacrifice. >> there's nothing ron rabl about latest embarrassment for secret service. they will investigate last night's drunk driving incident outside the whitehouse. two it agents one on president obama's detail rushed from party and drove through a security tape and crashed into a orange plastic barrel a secret service supervisor looked the other way
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and without giving a field sobriety test toll the agent to go home. >> president barack obama will be special guest on jmy kimle live 11:35 after "action news". >> upper darby police arrested a woman for allegedly leaving young children home alone with the oven on. police were called to the house next to -- make that 7046 gillford road because co detector went off. they found carbon monoxide problem originated in this house next door with gas coming from the open oven then they found 7-year-old girl and 4-year-old brother home alone living in squalor conditions. christina wright came home and was promptly arrested. >> another hearing in bankruptcy court today where a judge said he'll decide tomorrow whether to approve a sale of referel casino. if it sounds like we've been here before we have. developer glen strauss is is
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bidder with money ins rowand a sale could be sanctioned tomorrow but the casino contract says it can accept a better deal if it comes along before the closing date of march 31 and so the saga goes on. and this is what center city's newest luxury highrise residential copied owe building will look like. they officially broke ground today on 500 walnut and the building will rise 26 stories near independence mall. prices range from 3 to 17 million dollars. units will have floor to ceiling windows and building will have underground robotic parking system. the developer says the building wail peel to people moving from the suburbs into this city. >> the federal emergency management agency has agreed to reopen up to 144,000 flood insurance claims from super storm sandy. many property owners say they were vastly underpaid for danl caused by the storm. and they have caused insurers of
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fraud for the way they assessed damage. some victims say they got a frank of what their insurance companies promises and about 2200 claims are already in litigation. >> there was frank newark camden on how to turn ten struggling schools around. mayor daniel red and school leaders he met with parents and community leaders to get idea. some schools with academic challenges and others in cents ray old buildings which clearly out lived their useful lives. the ideas will be sem bld and a plan will be shortly presented. >> pennsylvania correction secretary today scheduled two executions despite the moratorium on the death penalty. state law requires the secretary to issue noticed if the governor does not sign execution warrants. but the spokesman says tonight the governor plans to issue reprieves. executions are scheduled for
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april 17. the halt on capitol punishment has drawn a legal challenge from the philadelphia districts attorney. >> a career prosecutor is making the case to be elected district attorney. kevin steel kicked off a campaign for montgomery county da tonight at spring mill fire company in conshohocken. steel is democrat. he's currently second in xhapd of the office and he will face off against republican bruce castor who held a top spot years ago. >> they came together in yaden delaware county to honor a woman given of herself to ledge yoons of young people. "action news" reporter sharee williams has her story. >> surprise. a big surprise ceremony tonight to thank a woman who is making a difference in the lives of kids and young teens. >> i had a hard time and i came hoor a lot more and the students staff and she helped
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me liedly. >> leslie louis mcgurj is founder of head start and offers homework help. >> it helped me a lot. there was times when i was ready to give up but the staff here at fresh start pushed me. >> the program operates in delaware county especially in the yaden darby and sharon hill boroughs and tonight families, friends and students gathered at the chapel ev good shepherd church to thank miss louis for her service so far. >> she understood there were young people in need of support and given the chance and opportunity they could achieve it. >> awards and singing all part of celebrating the work that miss louis had done. but she says she does not do it for the accolades she does it for the children. >> i am so, so, so, so proud of all of you guys and i kept crying and crying and crying and i'm crying of joy. >> years ago when the program
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was in financial trouble louis mcduring cashed in her retirement to keep it afloat and says she would do it all over again. >> when you pose a program and children are getting ready to graduate two years from now they look at you and say what happened with us what about us? >> in jadeen, sharee williams, "channel 6 action news." >> still to come on "action news" tonight the dramatic video shown at the boston marathon bombing trial today of a man who escaped a carjacking by the tsarnaev brothers and the new american infected with ebola on the way back to the united states for treatment. on "healthcheck" heartening news. a new trial at temple university hospital tests stem cell treatment to fix our most vital muscle adam. >> today the temperature of 52 was far cry from yesterday and changes on the way in form of soaking rain i'll have timing and accuweather forecast. >> ducis rogers returns with
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more on changing face of the philadelphia eagles. when "action news" continues.
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it happened today at the boston mar thop bombing trial. a man described how he was carjacked by the bombers three days after the attack. they saw surveillance of him bolting from his car and running into the convenience store for helped. he begged the clerk to call 911 and then went behind the counter and crawled no a storage room. carjacking came shortly after tsarnaev brother shot and killed mit police officers. from rescue to recovery mission drivers today found wreckage of black hawk helicopter that crashed off the florida pan handle killing he military troops. chopper is under 25 feet of
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water near pennsy cola and continued foggy weather and low visibility in the weather prevented it from being pulled to the service. investigators say it was high impact crash during tuesday's training mission that killed four experienced national guard soldiers and 7 elite marines from jamp legune and two bodies were recovered. >> the national up sti tuts of health outside washington is getting ready to receive american health workeren infected with ebola in west africa and patient working in sierra leone is expected to are arrive tomorrow on special chartered plane. nih is one of four centers with isolation aunits. they treated the dallas nurse. >> heart failure takes a big toll robbing sufferors of energy and quality of life. they may be able to regain some
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of that if trial underway at temple university hospital succeeds. health reporter and registered nurse ali gorman has the story. >> there's medications to manage heart failure but heart muscle never really improves. so testing is underway to foopd a way to do that using body's own power to reagain traitself. thaep these days it's hard to keep one robert parks when he walks down the hall. it's a big change from the slow decline he was on for the past 17 years. it all began when he got sick on business drip. >> next thing i knew i was in ambulance going to hospital. >> parks suffered a major heart attack. >> left side of the heart all the muscles are gone. >> after three more heart attacks his heart was very weak. >> i could not bend over without coming up and huffing and puffing. >> so just before christmas parks enrolled in a study to see if his own stem cells could improve blood flow. dr. john george of temple
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university hospital says doctors no longer think damaged heart muscle is dead forever. >> we learned that through research that you can actually regenerate part of the heart muss. >> in this study stem cells extracted from bone marrow are multiplied and then injected into pu muscle inside the heart. targets are determined with sophisticated 3d mapping system called noga. >> purple color shows you that's normal functioning heart and as you dip down into the reds that's a dead heart muscle. you see the different spots right along the border are where injections are performed. >> the hope is cells will spark the growth of new blood vessels regenerating husband muscle. half those in the study get stem cells and half placebo or dummy treatment. parks think he got the real deal. >> i'm doing things i have not done in months. >> patients like parks will be followed to see if their heart
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function improves. if they have fewer hospital stays and see if their quality of life improves. the trial at tem spl still open for more volunteers. we have all the information on ali gorman, "channel 6 action news." >> a new class of true life savers is celebrating graduation tonight. the ceremony for philadelphia emts took place at the fire academy in holmesburg. mayor nut address the graduates tonight and proud family members took in every moment with pictures to mark this proud time. >> patrice simmonds was among 2,000 families that got the hope to call of a lifetime tonight. she learned her daughter mickle was awarded a four year scholarship to the school of her choice. they hope the scholarship will open the doors it a brighter
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future. has to quite a response. >> priceless response. >> got to love that mother daughter reaction. >> tomorrow, sunshine gives way to clouds and weekend unfortunately rain pushes in the way of changes. and accuweather in time for the weekend. as we look at double scan around the region now a crystal clear sky has high pressure moving in and winds relaxing. is that the allowing temperatures to drop off in fact near freezes in lehigh valley and 28 in poconos and trenton 6 and beach haven 38 and near freezing millville to atlantic city. and wilmington the last hour it was 41. and so we have dropped five degrees in the last hour. so the numbers are dropping off pretty quickly in all areas will be below freezing tomorrow morning. we have one rib open of clouds coming in on the pennsylvania maryland border notice how they're slivrpinging over the last half our or hour and that will be general trend as high is so strong it suppresses air and
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cannot support the cloud cover. but that high will be breaking down and you can see all of the moisture being pulled out of the gulf of mexico and pulling into areas all flooding range earlier this week and past weekend yet another around of heavy rain pushing in with low pressure. tomorrow the high in control. 52 with that morning sun late afternoon clouds and energy to the north will link with that low. and that will supply a soaking rain here on saturday between half inch and inch of rain. but most of the heaviest rain will be during the morning hours of saturday and saturday afternoon is not going to be the brightest or best afternoons there will be scattered showers and it will stay on damp side. dead pending on location it's a warm rain or chilly raw rain. saturday afternoon and evening notice temperatures only in the 40s norm of philadelphia and in the mid to upper 50s if not near 60 in southern areas. and tomorrow morning, jackets
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needed for kids with that bright sunshine and after 6:00, temperatures trying to get towards that freezing point. once the sun comes over the horizon 7 a.m. the exclusive accuweather forecast 7 day forecast. tomorrow 52, rainy saturday and sunday, it's a little bit improvement. pockets of sun. still a scattered shower around of 54. it turns better here the beginning of next week on monday, sun and clouds, 56. st. patrick's day not the best of luck here. we have a cold front coming through and scattered shower and 54 and that drops temps below normal for march. wednesday 49 and thursday partly sunny 53. it's nice see six out of the seven days highs in the 50s given we were in the 20s with a snowstorm a week ago. >> soon to be in the 60s. >> i like that. >> "jimmy kimmel live" at 11:35 after "action news."
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here is jimmy with a preview of tonight's very special show. >> thanks, here's a snippet of what we're up to tonight. >> ever drive. >> can i not drive. >> i'm able to drive but -- >> just because you don't have a birth certificate? [ laughter ] you've probably picked "five things" a million times without breaking a sweat. no problem. so the pennsylvania lottery changed the name of "quinto" to "pick 5". no sweat to play. pick 5. easy to play. simple to say.
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you've picked out four things before, right? one, two, three, four, and you're done. simple. so the pennsylvania lottery changed the name of "big 4" to "pick 4". it's that simple to play. pick 4. easy to play. simple to say.
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we thought our cable internet was fast. but, our uploads are half the speed of our downloads so our internet is really half-fast. so half-fast. someone did a half-fast job posting our vacation pics. when i post my slow jams, i'm a little half fast totally half fast stop living with half fast internet. only verizon fios comes with speedmatch - uploads as fast as downloads. and the fastest wi-fi available from any provider. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v >> so the eagles need a receiver right? >> they could use a couple of receivers. >> they got demarco murry what about dez bryant tomorrow. >> i think he'll stick in
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dallas. that would be something. you could imagine that. >> american dream right? >> a week ago when word leaked le shawp would be traded the fans were ready to rye the ot. chip kelly signed a more than adequate replacement in demarco murray. the representatives worked out a 5 year, 4 million deal. the former dallas cowboy led in rushing over 1800 yards. money was not overriding factor. whipping was. >> i felt that this was a great opportunity for me to win a super bowl at the end of the day. it was not about financial security or anything like that. obviously you want something you deserve and something respectful and i felt that you know those two things were important to me and i was able to come here. >> ryan matthews was signs to a deal rushed for over 1,000 yards and had a fair share of
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injuries. matthew, murray and sproles will all share the load. >> it's going to be a tough one you know it is. it is. you know three good backs leading rusher and sproles you know that can do anything and everything. so you know it will be fine. >> we want to make sure we have enough carriers and part of what we do in terms of running the football we have to distribute the carries. >> flyers are sing the blues as they enterser the blues. earlier tonight they lost 11 of last 17 games and playoffs are a pipe dream. scoreless all night in a shootout mason makes 35 saves and beat here. at the other end wayne simmonds has nothing no. flyers lose 1-0 they're ten points out with 13 games go. and phillies and tigers down in lake land florida. phils with a big fifth inning and drives in a pair of runs and shot by chopper 6 and phillies
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win 6-5. college hoops after the break
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>> tem p.m. fran dumb friday isage let he can coach of the year. owls face memphis in the conference town: villanova opens the play by returning over market and fans along the way. josh hart would be okay and so would his game. one point he scores 11 straight point. 'nova hits 17 threes in the game. second half big man daniel -- villanova wins by 35. cats get providence. >> and lasalle and umass on 8-10 journey. able to draw a foul here. makes the free throw. lasalle goes up 7.
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jordan price with 1 points. lasalle wins. >> st. joe and bone venture tight game earl gler seconds half. angel couple betterbatch i wouldn't per he has a brother named cue. i don't know who writes the material. hawks lose 60-49 why are you looking at me like that. >> i'm not. >> "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel 6 followed by "nightline". jimmy's guest president barack obama and actor shawn penn. as news continues as news con for ducis rogers, adam joseph, cecily tynan the entire "action news" team i'm jim gardner, good
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>> dicky: from hollywood it's "jimmy kimmel live!" tonight tonight, president barack obama. and sean penn. with cleto and the cletones. and now, take it easy, here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hi i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming


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