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utside with the exclusive call. >> i don't think i want to come back inside because outside is the place to be it feels like summer inland. philadelphia it's 83 degrees, it's 86 in allentown and 85 in reading and we have winds out of the southeast, this time of year the ocean is chilly and 56 degrees so right along the coast the ocean influence has a huge impact, the boardwalk in atlantic city, only 56 degrees, sea isle city 59 and wilmington 77. your evening planner in philadelphia if you are out on the town, 7:00 77 and 8:00 75 and the sunsets and it stays warm and 8:00 it's 73 and a storm is spinning to the south
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and east. stormtracker 6 live double scan showing a storm spawn last night, it's not a strong system and this cannot workup to the north so what this means that it will stay there for a while. maximum sustained winds 45 miles per hour pressure 1, 001 millibars, 170 miles southeast of myrtle beach south carolina. it will continue spinning there and gradually move inland and what does this mean for us we have indirect impacts, with the prolonged winds out of the southeast, a lot of fog this weekend and some of it is dengs along the shore and you'll notice a big uptick in humidity we'll talk more about that in the full accuweather forecast. >> all right cecily thank you this one has us talking all day long a great white shark is spotted swimming off the coast of the jersey shore but this
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one not quite like jaws she has a name, a high tech tracker and even a twitter account. kenneth moton is live with more on the shark who is named mary lee and this shark is getting a whole lot of attention. >> would i hope so she has more than 17000 followers on twitter mary lee the shark is 16 feet long and she weighs 3500 pounds and she is somewhere out there beyond the foggy waters apparently swimming north for the summer. on a day when can you stand on the jersey shore and hear the ocean long before you can see it there was a lot of talk about mary lee. >> it's a nice name but i don't want to run into mary lee i'll tell you what i fish a lot on this beach. >> she is 3500 pounds of great white shark just off our coast. >> it doesn't sound mean but
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when you see the teeth you would change your opinion. >> mary lee was captured and tagged in massachusetts by non-profit osage. researchers are electroniccly tracking the big fish since, those skiingley lines are her journey up and down the east coast. >> mary lee is good at calling home, she comes to the surface quite often so we can get a fix of her. >> marine biologist huber says he has been on expeditions and the information from mary lee is invaluable. >> now we are seeing really basically the daily lives of these sharks being played out and we are understanding more about what their critical habitats are. >> and last month she was in the carolinas and this morning mary lee was just 10 miles east of
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atlantic city and brigantine where these fishermen are having a slow down. >> you don't think mary lee is eating your fish? >> not last week any way the fishing has been good here, superb. >> the marine biologist says that mary lee and other sharks being tracked, have been coming by the shore for eons and want nothing to do with us. lets hope so but where is mary lee heading? reporting live here kenneth moton channel 6 "action news." >> hopefully not too close to us. >> one man is dead after he was hit by a dump truck today in buck county, chopper 6 hd was over street road in upper southhampton township where the crash happened just before 11:00 this morning, 58-year-old daniel pafys car broke down and put his
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flashers on but stepped into the road and got hit by a passing dump truck and died at the scene. neighbors on the 400 block of main street said they heard a gunshot at 1:00 a.m. and within police showed up they found a 16-year-old man dead inside of a first floor doorway, they saw a man walking with a rifle and police have not confirmed that and they did evacuate nearby buildings when they looked for a suspect but they have not made any arrests here, this is the scene in america's heartland two nitds of powerful storms that spawned powerful twisters and forecasters say there is more to come. bad news for people in kansas oklahoma and texas. who are now trying to salvage whatever they can from their damaged homes. >> where do you start cleaning up at? we'll figure it all out tomorrow. we'll figure something out.
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>> in texas lightning sparked fires and explosions and brought along torrential rainfall and an earthquake struck north of dallas and nebraska rainfall forced residents to higher ground they say it's the worst natural disaster in that state's history and in colorado a funnel cloud forming followed by hard hitting hail. and people are scrambling to save whatever they can. and forecasters expect more severe weather this weekend and mothers day. >> all right alicia, it's graduation day for temple university students and while it was a joyous occasion it was missing a familiar face. john rawlins has the story live. >> reporter: the familiar face of course is alum and long time board member bill cosby he resigned last year from the
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board after mounting accusations of sexual misconduct, but thousands of people turned out to the center and had a wonderful time today. >> newly minted grads looked for thousands of loved ones. >> i'm looking for my mom she is out here somewhere. >> a time to snap pictures and safer the moment. >> i'll thrilled and so excited. it really pays off. >> some marched in with messages on their caps to acknowledge the years of hard work, thelma ray of kensington was awe struck. >> am 56 years old i started at 19 and i was young and i didn't know how to treasure what i have been at this very moment i treasure all this experience. >> above the sea of graduates this couple reflecting on the news their new grad about to
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start medical school. >> you must be extraly proud? >> oh forget it she is going to be a neurosurgeon. >> my fellow temple owls espn anchor kevin nagondy. he talked about what he thinks will be a new tradition, i believe we are done i believe that we have won. >> i believe that we have won! >> sounds like a pretty good tradition there. >> one member of the class of 2015 unable to make it today she could not attend that is 22-year-old rachel hall, a hit and run victim her mother did come here today and we'll have more on that tonight on a report at 6:00. live at temple university, john
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rawlins, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you john. the delaware river port authority will ask the federal government for money now to reopen a station that has been shuttered for decades franklin square station is the first stop over the ben franklin bridge for anyone riding path co it closed in 1979 and has been abandoned ever since but riders pass by it and the dim light has dubbed it ghost station,. speaking of the rails lets go to the roads with the "action news" traffic report. matt pellman is standing by not a ghost town out there. >> no no our delays are not invisill that is for sure as we look live at the schuylkill expressway you can see them on the eastbound side approaching mointd drive and eastbound is worse because of this crash that they got pushed off to the side approaching the roosevelt
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boulevard, it doesn't look so bad right here but it's a slow moving line of traffic from bear avenue south when you look at speeds of 12 miles per hour through the accident scene and roosevelt boulevard making this more problematic i'm not asking you to use the kelly drive you could stick with the mlk and think outside of the box a bit and roads through the neighborhood a little bit and lancaster avenue and a crash in upper darby on route 3 and one at 95 pushed off to the side, causing extra slowing with normal afternoon volume a bad crash in king of prussia, along allentown and keebler and gulf and valley form road, the speeds are not pleasant. lets grab the ipad if you are heading down the shore problems on the garden state parkway
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heading into cape may a crash with a downed pole. use 621 to get into cape may instead. coming up we'll have more. >> but friday. >> happy friday. >> thank you. still ahead philadelphia international airport rolls out a new feature for new moms. >> and what we learned about the accident and the people on board when a plane lands on a highway. and the announcement about general hospital you won't want to miss. coming up. >> and adam joseph is on the road once again and he is live at the aberdeen dad vail regatta. >> the sunshine is wonderful and the atmosphere is wonderful as colleges row down the schuylkill, we are waiting for the next round of races to begin, this is the largest collegiate regatta in the entire country, we'll have more on this
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four people are dead after a plane crashes into a busy highway in atlanta georgia today the small passenger plane had just taken off from nearby dekalb peach tree airport but had trouble after leaving the ground the huge flames from the crash made it impossible for people to get in and help the people inside of the plane nobody on the ground was hurt by the crash and names have not been released of the people on board. the baltimore police department will face a civil rights investigation by the justice department following the death of freddie gray, he died of injuries suffered while in police custody. they will look for any violations within the police
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department practices. >> this investigation will begin immediately and will focus on allegations that baltimore police department officers use excessive force including deadly force and conduct unlawful seizures and arrest, and engage in discriminatory policing. >> this is similar to the one conducted recently in ferguson, missouri. now looking at the closing numbers, the dow jones picking up 267 points 58 points up for the nasdaq and the s&p gaining 28 points because of today's job report and the news out of that reports showing that fewer employers added 223,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.4%, the lowest since 2008 and the news was not all good, in
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march the u.s. added fewer jobs than previously thought and hourly wages only grew 2.2%. all green arrows today alicia. >> a grown breaking for a new hotel being built in university city, the new hotel will feature restaurants and meeting space and the college oriented study hall will go up at chestnut and 33 streets, drexel got final approval last year and it's set to be finished by 2013 and they build a similar hotel at yale that has become a great success. it's time for accuweather and adam joseph knows thousand pick them because the second day in a row he has gotten lucky. >> he is live along the banks of the schuylkill river for this year's aberdeen dad vail
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regatta. >> beautiful along the schuylkill river right behind us we have the race going on this is the freshman novice eight behind me one team already went across the finish line and a few still behind here and that is not easy when you have to have the coordination of the entire team rowing at the same time and the coxswain sitting there yelling the time. it's one of the hardest jobs of that particular team. the temperatures in philadelphia it is warm, rowing on the river even warmer 83 in philadelphia and 50s at the shore with the sea breeze that continues to pull in. and in the lehigh valley one of warmer spots now at 86 degrees, as we look at stormtracker 6 live double scan along the east coast you can see subtropical storm ana off the carolinas and off of georgia, that will remain there over the upcoming weekend
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and not drift much to the north as we head to the west and midwest, north texas and oklahoma, tornado watches are up not only for today and again for tomorrow they have multiple days now of destructive tornadoes passing through the midwest and another day tomorrow and west of that particular area in the colorado region and wyoming, winter storm watches with a food of snow and the rockies for tomorrow severe weather and we have got winter storm watches in affect through the nation's heartland. clear early and low clouds developing late as well as fog, 54 to 60 midnight to 9:00 tomorrow morning, watch how the fog rolls in from the ocean past 95 and some breaks of sunshine will develop especially the farther inland you are, and once again by sunday morning the fog takes over from the shore across not only philadelphia but the lehigh valley we talk about how
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warm it is this weekend if you are thinking of heading to the shore a lot of fog and clouds and saturday only 66 at the shore and 80s inland, and a few peeks of afternoon sun on sunday at 69 degrees, your four day at 4:00, morning fog tomorrow and breaking away to some sun especially the farther are you inland at 82 degrees morning fog giving way to sunshine in the afternoon at 87 and warm with an isolated thunderstorm on monday 87 and tuesday some scattered storms with a temperature coming in at 88 degrees. not only is this regatta going on now but the entire weekend, we'll be on tomorrow with alex and ferdinand. we are in the broadcast booth right now, any problem for the rowers? >> the fog shouldn't be much fb a problem maybe for the coxswains but they should be fine. >> what about the head wind? the southeasterly wind.
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>> that will make the race 40 seconds longer than they are used to imagine working as hard as you usually can and going 40 seconds longer. matt o'donnell is hosting with them tomorrow. >> he may be on the river tomorrow. >> the star is in his trailer i think. this is the largest collegiate race in the entire country. >> in the world. >> it's 3500 competitors. >> all right guys coming up in the next half our we'll go down and look at the fans they are a part of the race every year. >> wait matt o'donnell gets his own trailer really? >> he is on a diva. batman and spider-man and the avengers are some of the superheroes taking over the pennsylvania convention center it's all part of wizard world
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their version of comic-con they come together to celebrate movies sci-fi and video games and so much more and athletes and actors will make appearances all over the weekend. >> sad news for general hospital fans, anthony gehry is leaving the show, he has played luke since 1978 he is also one half of luke and laura the show's most popular couple their wedding in 1981 was watched by 70 million viewers. gehry has won a record 8 daytime emmys for his role as luke, he will remain with the show through this summer. >> a lot of viewers will be missing him that is for sure. >> traveling mothers ask for it and the philadelphia international airport revealed
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it, a new mothers nursing station suites that operate private rooms at the airport offer rooms free to mothers for the first 30 minutes. they got emails from mothers asking for facility and that led to the change. coming up we'll show you a pier that partially collapsed today. >> and potty training can be tough but one mom claims they can get it done in just 72 hours coming up at 4:30.
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time later they tell us he was 61 years old but they have not publically identified him. but they are not sure how this fire started. >> part of a parking pier collapsed in philadelphia chopper 6 hd was over the pier on south columbus boulevard, firefighters got a call at 8:15 this morning from someone that heard a loud boom and saw the pier collapse fortunately the parking pier was not in use and nobody was hurt. still to come on "action news" at 4:00, free ice-cream to free boot camp workouts we show you all the things you can get for nothing.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph shirleen allicot and brian taff. >> it is 4:30 and "action news" continues with new information about the pennsylvania senator facing drunk driving charges for the third time in two decades. >> plus, can you really potty train your toddler in just three days one mom says absolutely and her ebook has parents buzzing and we asked some moms to put the long weekend method to the test. and the missouri personal trainer took to the internet to shame a stranger at a baseball game her alleged offense, overeating while overweight. what that man didn't know about
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the subject of that photo and why he refuses to apologize. the health and happiness for dozens of dogs who have only known misery are you looking at some of the 40 animals rescued from a home in ocean county, several of the dogs chose to escape by living inside of the walls for more on how the animals were found and how they are doing now we join melissa magee nora muchanic live. >> hi there brian when you see the pictures of these goings it's hard to look at and believe the conditions they where are living in in some spots there was feces a foot deep, one was found and rescued insides of a wall. >> lisa has done countless dog
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rescues but what they found in this home on spruce street in lakewood was the worst. >> it was like walking through like 6 inches of slippery mud. >> animals that were found in filthy conditions with their coats so matted and dirty they had to be shaved down to the skin they had eaten holes in the walls and were running from room to room, this man says he bought the house to knock down and redevelop the property and that his female tenent told him only that she was moving out but residents young and old were complaining for months. >> it smelled every time i walked by. >> what do you think is going on in there? >> dogs and very noisy. >> smelled like man your and dogs it didn't smell good, crews
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in hazmat suits and breathing masks got the dogs out but the woman that kept the dog has none been seen the state species she will likely face cruelty charges. >> dogs deserve to have a normal life. >> now, animal rescue officials are hoping to get the dogs healthy again and once they do that, they would like to put them all up for adoption. >> i'm nora muchanic channel 6 "action news." >> nora that is hard to watch hopefully everything ends up well for them. a high ranking lehigh valley senator is facing his third drunk driving charge in 20 years, pat brown was charged today in connection with a motorcycle crash last saturday investigator say that the republican lawmaker's blood alcohol limit was above the
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legal limit it left brown with a broken foot and cracked ribs and a punctured lung the allentown senator had his license suspended in 1985 and 1999 they are continuing to get updates on legislation and pressing issues from his facility. after 18 days of deliberation a mistrial is declared in the trial of eton patz. they were trying to decide if pedro hernandez was guilty of killing the manhattan boy in 1989, the man confessed back in 2012 and they had no physical evidence linking him to the crime and they maintain that the defendant is mentally ill. a suspect that escaped while
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still handcuffed turned himself in last night. he was on the run since wednesday evening after escaping from a rental car rented by private contractors he was coming to philadelphia to face charges in three armed robberies. the muslim community is asking people to stop committing violence in the name of their religion. they gathered in texas where two men opened fire at a provocative contest drawing cartoons of the prophet muhammad. >> today islamic leaders urged everyone to use their voices in peaceful way rather than resorting to violence. >> don't let know one influence you from overseas or anywhere else and tell you you want to
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hurt people in the name of the religion. >> now muslim leaders also recognized the value of free speech but do not condone hateful speech that insults others. a south jersey teenager battling cancer had a chance to play ball with a pro today. >> oh yeah! phillies catcher, cameron rub grabbed a pitch tossed by middle school teacher, mark enders he was the subject of a school assembly he beat out 100 other nominees thanks to a glowing letter from his colleagues, they say he keeps a smile on his face and is dedicated to the classroom despite his battle with cancer. he will be recognized often field at citizens bank park. there was a big cheering committee outside of the college
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of knowledge, students were going head to head in this year's cardboard boat regatta, it consists of building your own vessels and racing your peers across the lake. whoever gets across the lake first win a prize and bragging rights for the next year. >> how do they not sink? and he sunk. that answers that. >> that is not the only regatta taking place. the annual aberdeen dad vail regatta is taking place on the schuylkill river let turn over to meteorologist, adam joseph. >> hey, things can get really loud really quick and the rowers and sweepers are coming by here, you have the spectators and fans rooting on their favorite college or university as they come by it's beautiful but what
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about tomorrow? 8:00 tomorrow morning if are you expected to be down here in the stands it will be a little foggy and low clouds and cool at 64 degrees, noon time some sunshine and more in the way of sun in the afternoon as the fog breaks up and warm and humid with a temperature coming in at 81 degrees, as you mentioned this is the large of the collegiate regatta in the entire world, over 3500 elite athletes going down the schuylkill and i love when you see folks taking pictures. >> what are you taking pictures of? >> drexel. >> your son or daughter? >> son. >> they came in second. we'll be back with the accuweather forecast as we mingle with fans. lets hear a cheer! they have it going on. >> adam thank you. now to a small act of kindness on the campus of rowan university.
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two patrol officers stopped to rescue ducklings trapped in a storm drain officer william boyer scooped them up and passed them to lieutenant john willinsky. rowan became one the first colleges in new jersey to use the devices who knew it could vord such an act of kindness. >> still ahead from ice-cream and cinnamon buns and boot camp and yoga, all the things can you get for nothing. >> and bathroom boot camp, one mom says she can take your toddler from diapers to pullups in just 72 hours. after the break. >> plus, the missouri personal trainer was not paying attention to the baseball game, he was paying attention to the stranger in front of him and in particular what she was eating and we'll explain why and the
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woman he outed for snacking. >> we go back out live to meteorologist, adam joseph at the dad vail regatta. "action news" continues on this friday afternoon. there's over two hundred thousand students in philadelphia. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters.
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i think they're both's making sure they all get a good education. teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them.
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here at the big board with the big talkers, a fitness trainer in missouri is refusing to apologize for a humiliating and public display of fat shaming. here is what pat hosted on his facebook page, a woman sitting in front of him at a cardinals game, two plates of nachos and two pretzels and then enters the calories into his fitness app for reasons he could not fathom and unhealthy is never okay. >> the customary way to respond to that is to hug them and say
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it's great but it's not great. now to the point where it's impeding people's ability to enjoy a game. >> well, she was one of the millions that saw his post and wanted to let him know a few things, bee says she recently lost 150 pounds with the help of diet and a trainer and while he thinks she is too fat to sit in the seat, this is the first game she was able to go to since her weight loss and this was her cheat day. he did not back down saying her size impedes other people's ability to enjoy life. and she is not shamed at all. >> alicia thank you very much, lets get a check of the roads right now matt pellman is here with an update for us. >> this afternoon commute is not the best for your blood pressure
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or stress level its not a nice ride home. delays everywhere, at the vine, westbound barely moving across town to the schuylkill expressway, last half hour we talked about the delays on westbound 76 that remain intact from there to the boulevard where we have the crash on the shoulder. it's still just 8 miles per hour when you get west to belmont, and a crash in upper darby at state road 3, and the kelly drive remains closed through tomorrow evening for the aberdeen dad vail regatta. and getting word of a crash on the pennsylvania turnpike approaching norristown taking out two lanes. and still the overturned vehicle wreck at king of prussia, stick with gulf and 23 instead. look for downed wires at white marsh along chestnut street and down the shore lucky you, don't
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try to take the garden state parkway a downed pole at wildwood crest we'll think about the seashore and try to get through this commute. >> all right. we'll get through it. thanks. potty training a toddler can be a harrowing task. as any parents know the cries and tears is only part of the process. >> are you not there yet but you'll know soon. but what if you can get it all done in a long weekend. alicia vitarelli is here to explain this one. can you potty train your toddler? in just three days? one mom says yes. we sent two willing toddlers to potty training boot camp, meet ava and rocco both feisty
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-year-olds whose moms are eager to get them diaper free. >> i am ready to be done with diapers, enter laura jenson mom of six the mastermind behind the three day potty training pledge odd. >> i believe that all kids are ready to be trained for day and night, pee and poo by the time they are 3 years old. >> that seems hard but fabulous. the first step is to get rid of all distractions no phone and no tv and -- >> it means staying home and doing nothing and focusing all your time on that child for three days and all diapers and pullups go straight to the trash and it's important no to ask but
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to remind you when they have to take a potty break. if they know they have control over learning they will not fight it. >> for ava it was a day filled with lots of accidents. >> trying to catch her in mid act and get her to the potty. >> day one went really well without any accidents. >> but the day gets bumpy for rocco. a couple of accidents luckily for alicia help is on the way keeping in contact with all the trainees we collect back with ava on day two. and we have done it she has gone in the potty more times than she has gone in her underwear. >> can you put your sticker up it's now day three and both ava and rocco should be complete
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masters of the potty. >> ava is fully potty trained she knows when she has to go. >> rocco is also becoming king of think throne something happened and he said all done mama and i went in there and he actually went. both give laura's method a gold star. >> it's the fastest and most success we have seen. >> there are many more tips in the ebook costing $27 including the mentoring we'll put that link at we'll want to check that out because twins can be done in the three days as well.
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it is a big weekend on the
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schuylkill river once again, it's time for accuweather and adam joseph is live at the dad vail regatta hey adam. >> the aberdeen dad vail regatta is ready to start again, this is the jc mens eight and delaware is in that and drexel, a lot of local teams here as well as 120 other colleges and universities from 24 different states including canada as well as the district of columbia this is going on for the next couple of days as well. this r it's warm here and for those on the river more sweating going on 83 in philadelphia and much cooler at the shore with temperatures in the 50s and allentown 53 and stormtracker 6 live double scan as we look local we have a lot of sunshine going on and can you see tropical storm ana is off the carolinas and the georgia coast it continues to spin down there
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and will behave and not put much of an impact. low clouds are forming late tonight and pushing inland and a dense fog advisory for the shore and delaware 34 to 60 degrees and future tracker will confirm that the fog rolls in past the i-95 corridor it will take time to break up the fog in the afternoon and by 5:00 a few peeks of fog is developing the fog rolls in once again with the fog developing overnight and the early morning hours. the high temperatures after the early morning fog breaks up 82 philadelphia toms river 72 and atlantic city 66 and millville 78 degrees, you know what else is going on this weekend, we have more days this weekend fog in the morning and giving way to sunshine and noticeably more humid and 72 degrees at 8:00 in the morning and 80 by noon and as the sun goes to work and the
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humidity you'll feel it at 5:00, at 86 degrees, as you look the the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast morning fog tomorrow and longer to burn off tomorrow, and 82 tomorrow and 87 on sunday and then warm with an isolated chance of a thunderstorm on monday and i wish we could get more in the way of rain here, the same thing for tuesday and scattered downpours and thoms very warm at 88 and the wins of change arrive on wednesday and back down to 74 degrees and sunny and cool and thursday still dry a week from now on friday partly sunny skies and the temperature coming in at 74 degrees, this is the place to be not only this evening but the upcoming weekend. when are you in between and see the race going on a lot of folks are locals and a lot from out of town. you folks live in willow grove?
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>> yes our son christopher is a novice coxswain for rit new york. >> how did they do? >> all right they are advancing to semis. >> i wonder how he feels to be the boss. coxswains say it's the easy job. >> but he tells them what to do from start to finish. >> did he learn that from mom? i was going to say. >> you know this is mothers day weekend? >> yes. >> we are glad to have them back in town. we'll see you guys in the next half our i'll get going on the river as well. i'm going to go on the river and see what it's like myself. >> you know she can do no wrong. it's mothers day weekend.
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circus arts will be performing aerial acrobatics and trapeze and more. and free him owes as for mom and premagazine subscriptions and it's all on our website right now. have a great weekend guys. >> i wonder if those free mimosas are for dads too. >> just moms. >> mom. >> that does it for "action news" at 4:00 we are back tonight at 10:00 on mhl 17 don't worry dads day is coming soon.
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i'm lynne abraham. when i became philadelphia's da, child victims had to face a judge ...a jury...the public... and testify eye to eye with their attackers. it wasn't right. so i got a constitutional amendment passed allowing children to testify remotely. i'm running for mayor for the same reason -- our children should come first. jim kenney and tony williams are fighting over public schools versus charters. i disagree. we have to improve education for all of our children.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. friday night and the big story a rash of break-ins in bucks county. >> a group of thieves taking cash and computers out of vehicles and in one break-in they even took a gun. tonight they are urging residents in and around buckingham township to lock up their vehicles and their garages too.
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vernon odom is live with the latest for us. vernon? >> reporter: it happens every spring in neighborhoods like this one in buck county garage and driveway theft rates jump, it's young people hooked on drugs trying to raise fast cash, it's really scary and you don't expect that to happen in a neighborhood like this, it teaches you should lock your car no matter where you live. >> take this neighborhood in buckingham, there are three garage and car vehicles here overnight. no signs of forced entry the doors left unlocked. it was unlocked cars and then apparently one or two dwrarnlgs. the villages at buckingham is not the only location pace road in the mechanics section was targeted as well. one resident reported


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