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than two hours walter. >> reporter: brian and monica, leaders from local state agencies will gather here to discuss the matters you spoke of just as the preliminary hearing was held for the man accused of murder on rittenhouse square. prosecutors are describing this as cold blooded murder. collin mcgovern was allegedly stabbed to death by steven siminger right around 3:00 a.m. one of his friends took the stand today said it started innocently as mcgovern asked siminger about the devils hat. he was stabbed in the stomach and pronounced dead a short time later. but the defense paints a different picture, saying that the surveillance video shown
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shows siminger backing away as mcgovernor initiated the attack. she says her client a disabled navy veteran was simply trying to defend himself. >> this is not the case of a deranged person committing a stabbing but it's an unfortunate situation and it's clear that my client was not the initial aggressor. this case will be held over for trial. reporting live from center city, walter perez, channel 6 "action news." camden county prosecutors released a 911 call a woman made when her aunt hit a pedestrian and kept driving. >> i was in a car and i wasn't driving and my aunts was driving and hit someone. >> they hit someone like a person? >> yes.
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>> or a vehicle? >> a person. >> 40-year-old susan highland is charged in the death of 16-year-old turner, walking in pennsauken monday night. the student was on his way home from visiting his girlfriend when he was hit and highland was capture aid short time after the 911 call and faces a number of charges. turning to accuweather now and the warm-up heading our way to end the week. a live look outside this afternoon, sky 6 showing the commodore barry bridge and blue skies out thereafter a couple of blustery days the wins are calming down and highs in the 70s coming our way tomorrow. meteorologist, cecily tynan, standing by outside with a first look at the accuweather forecast. >> reporter: it is a good one for the next day or two or day and a half. we have plenty of sunshine now and temperatures are where they should be this time of year. 58 in philadelphia but you can see there is much warmer air waiting in the wings, washington
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62 and richmond 66 and south of that temperatures are in the 70s and tomorrow we'll have strong winds out of the southwest pulling up that warm air and it's going to be warm on friday as well. and tonight temperatures really not dropping nearly as much as last night. last night temperatures were in the 20s and 30s and overnight tonight temperatures dropped down into the 40s. a pretty good launching pad for temperatures in the 70s tomorrow afternoon however double scan live radar showing there is a pretty intense storm system that is causing severe weather in parts of the midwest or deep south and that low pressure will move to the north and what that will do is drag a cold front through and create a rainy friday and then a big change in temperatures for the weekend, feeling like winter for sunday. i'll talk about that coming up in the full accuweather forecast. back to you. >> thank you cecily. final four frenzy is taking over the main line and the whole
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delaware valley for that matter. the team left for houston texas looking for a championship. the book store was packed with fans hoping to get their hands on final four gear and everyone says this weekend is as big as it gets for nova nation. >> look how excited you are for final four? >> i can't explain it -- i don't know what to say. >> i autumn marisa amped go cats. >> this is their fifth appearance in the final four, the last time they were this close was 2009 and they made the championship game one in the 70s and once in the 80s, this is the scene they hope to replicate, a championship parade. something the cats did only one time in 1985. "action news" sports reporter, jaime apody is live on villanova's campus with more on the huge sendoff there.
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>> reporter: brian and monica, i was with the team in 2009 and i don't remember anything like it was today. it's quiet behind me now it's hard to believe the scene out here earlier. these folks at nova nation, ready to party like it's 1985. check it out. what a scene it was outside of the davis center and the pavilion, nova nation out in force, and a sea of humanity decked out in blue and white. after that what happened earlier in the day, the seniors realized it was their final practice at the daniel accepter. they bent down to kiss the v at the center of the court and that sent coach jay wright over the top. >> the seniors are incredible people and i love the pride they take in this program and when those guys -- when they kissed
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the court today -- that just said it all to me. >> reporter: i've been covering villanova and jay wright for ten years, i don't remember him getting quite that caught up in the emotion of this, not quite like that. maybe something special is about to happen. villanova is headed to the final four and we'll be with you the entire way. we'll have more updates the rest of night in sports, live at villanova university where they are off to the final four. >> special team and a special coach thank you. as the wildcats gear up for the big game this weekend, we want to see how you are cheering on nova nation, join the action by sending pictures to #6abcaction and like our facebook page, to cheer on villanova. and "action news" as you said will be with the wildcats every step of the way both jeff skversky and alicia vitarelli are headed to houston and jeff's
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live reports start tomorrow here on "action news." and join the "action news" sports team for a special preview of saturday's final four showdown, we'll break down the match-up. it's called march to the championship and airs friday night live at 7:30 here on 6 abc. to other news. the drug enforcement administration has an plane and the problem is it can't fly. a new justice department report says that the department of defense and dea has except 40 million there's on this atr 42-500 and was intended for drug operations in afghanistan and is inoperatable since 2012. the da will use it in latin america because it no longer has operations in afghanistan. two prominent senators are urging counter parts to hold
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hearing on the supreme court nominee. together the men pressed for hearings on merrick garland, president obama's choice to replace the late justice, antonin scalia. >> among the grave and sequenceal votes you cast are for the supreme court. >> it's my hope that all 100 senators will take our responsibility under the constitution seriously and all hundred will do their job. >> so far republican senators have refused to hold hearings for garland and at least 15 republican senators are willing to meet with him but are opposed to holding hearings. >> senator casey spent the day for the historic celebration, the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote turned 100 years old making philadelphia the host of the centennial celebration and it will bring thousands of visitors
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and an economic boost to the city. time now for a check of the "action news" traffic report. lets go live to matt pellman. >> reporter: we just may have thousands of visitors on the schuylkill expressway and some unhappy visitors and speeds are really slow especially the eastbound side from city avenue to point at spring garden and the vine street expressway and the jam continues across town on the eastbound side of the vine to 95 northbound where you are looking at speeds of 10 and 11 miles per hour. not just normal afternoon volume but and earlier crash at girard avenue. we still have the downed wires in college villa long main street and 5th avenue. the fire and police are helping you around that intersection. and a crash at east rockville at 3 mile road. and don't forget down in port republic southbound on route 9
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the brush fire. we'll check it again coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. more ahead on "action news" at 5:00, new video gives us a birds eye view of a massive fire that damaged five homes in brooklyn. and a procedure the first of its kind, why a liver transplant was so tricky and doctors managed to find a way around it.
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this is drone video from a fast moving fire, a six alarm blaze in brooklyn. 11 people were hurt when the roofs of five buildings burned last night. firefighters worked the fire and fought the winds before getting it under control. wall street led today, the dow jones jumped nearly 100 points after opening and stocks closed higher again. and the dow gained 84 points and the nasdaq finishing up just about 23 and the s&p 500 rose just about 9 points on the day. belgium officials say that a
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laptop found near the hideout of the suspects contain the images of the prime minister's office and residence. meantime officials in france say a french man arrested last week was accused of plotting an imminent terrorist attack. he is believed to have traveled to syria in 2014 and 15 and made several trips between belgium and france. on health check at 5:00, a pair of medical firsts, the first live trance plants from a hiv positive donor to an hiv recipient. health reporter and registered nurse, ali gorman joins us with more detales. >> up until 2013 this practice was banned. now with the ban lifted. hiv positive patients can become
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donor, and this can help to save others living with hiv. >> doctors at john hopkins announced two successful transplant surgeries, a liver and kidney taken from a hiv positive deceased donor and given to two hiv positive patients, the patients are remaining anonymous but we are told they are desperately waiting for the organs. doctors say that allowing the patients to become donors is a game changer. >> for patients today for those living with hiv it's an exciting time because now instead of having a very high risk of death on the waiting list, every potential hiv donor is a potential life saved. >> many advances have been made in treating hiv, it's gone from a death sentence to a manageable illness. morris murray has been living with hiv for more than 25 years but he says when he needed a
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liver transplant years ago he almost died waiting, i finally got one from a hiv negative donor but if he had been allowed to receive an hiv positive order orr began he would not have waited so long and is glad the ban has been lifted. >> we have to work together to saul so all of us can live longer and healthier lives. >> he is encouraging people to be donors. >> register to be a donor, there is no greater gift than the gift of life. >> both recipients are doing well and they and the medical team is thanking everyone involved especially the donor and her family. to be clear hiv positive organs can only be given to hiv positive recipients. >> thank you ali. coming up budding entrepreneurs in buck county have a new space.
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community college in bucks county. they can do research and get their businesses off the ground. well, a group of young elementary school students knows what it takes to run a major city. mayor jim kenney had career day in south philadelphia and spoke with the second grade class here, he told the students where he grew up about his education and how he got to be mayor. 1,000 young scientists from across the region are splitting more than$,000 worth of scholarships and prizes, they are competing at the science fair in oaks today. the sixth through 12th graders were there. vice president joe biden is teaming up with lady gaga to talk about sexual assault. the two appeared together in february at the oscars when lady gaga was nominated for her
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assault about sexual assault on college campuses and biden is holding events in pennsylvania and colorado. coming up on "action news" at 5:00 we'll check the accuweather forecast for you. sky 6 hd taking you to atlantic city, new jersey, a beautiful picture down there and meteorologist, cecily tynan with the exclusive accuweather forecast.
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all right the time for accuweather at the "action news" big board. let swing over to cecily tynan for this great weather we are having. >> we are going warm things up and see a great amount of sunshine. looking live at philadelphia international airport. high thin clouds moving in and sky 6 moving a little bit and winds not as strong as the past few days but we have a bit of a breeze. philadelphia 58 and allentown 59 and wilmington 54 and the winds are generally from the southeast and philadelphia winds 13 miles per hour and stronger in wildwood and wilmington clocking in at 20 miles per hour. but with the winds shift out of the south that brings us warmer
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air. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the big picture, high pressure off the eastern seaboard and low pressure from the midwest, that moves up over canada and that puts us in a squeeze play that pulls up tremendous winds from the southwest tomorrow. even tonight it won't get that cold. temperatures in the 20s and 30s, and tonight dropping down into the 40s under partly cloudy skies and 46 in philadelphia and allentown dropping to a low of 40 degrees and good viewing conditions to see the inter international space station. what you want to do is look up to the southwest horizon at 8:56 and it's visible for four minutes it will arc over you and exit to the east-northeast at 60 degrees and partly cloudy skies and the fact that the moon is not rising until well after midnight creates pretty good viewing conditions.
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all of those science nerds like i am will be looking up to the sky tonight. future tracker showing tomorrow morning wins from the south already 64 degrees by 11:00 and temperatures skyrocket by 5:00 temperatures up into the 70s but it will be gusty and future tracker 6 showing the winds at 5:00 close to 40 miles per hour generally out of the south and friday also windy and friday will be wet. future tracker 6 showing it's wet. but thursday is a dry day and does not arrive until after midnight and showers developing over philadelphia and that will last into the day on friday. it looks like the first half of the day is wetter and then things begin to cool off dramatically over the weekend. the five-day at 5:00, it's going be warm and a windy day and high of 73 degrees, increasing clouds and friday 77 degrees but that comes with showers and perhaps even a thunderstorm as that cold front pulls through, behind that system saturday, a day of
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transition we step down to 62 degrees and sunday windy and chilly, 47 degrees and windchills in the 20s and 30s. and then monday we rebounced back to 56 degrees and there is a reinforcing shot behind that on tuesday. adam as more on that in the accuweather forecast. >> thank you cecily. more to come in our next half hour of "action news" at 5:00. police are looking for the man that held up a 7-eleven store not once but twice. governor chris christie announced more support for families in need. and the passenger posing for this bizarre photo while his plane was being hijacked speaks out about why he took a picture.
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"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, jaime apody, rick williams and monica malpass. >> hello again, here is what is happening on "action news" tonight. an explosion in bayonne, new jersey, injured four people including two police officers. and a man is facing charges after an explosion at a
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makeshift meth lab. and voters head to the poll in wisconsin in less than a week and controversy continues to surround donald trump. trump made controversial comments about abortion saying that women that get them should get some sort of punishment, which he moments ago retract. lauren lister is joining us live from washington, d.c. with more on an eventful day on the campaign trail. >> reporter: hillary clinton coming out tweeting just when you thought it couldn't get worse. march for life saying no pro-lifer would ever support puppishment of a woman. it's all coming in response to this exchange. >> donald trump during a pretrip -- taped msnbc --
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>> do you believe in punishment for abortion? >> the answer is that there has to be some sort of punishment. >> for the woman? >> some form. >> that i don't know. >> and trump continues to stand by his man, corey lewandowski. >> you need someone loyal to the country and to yourselves. >> he is charged with an altercation with reporter, michelle fields. video showing lewandowski grabbing her arm at a florida campaign event. afterwards fields showed abc news bruises allegedly caused by lewandowski and now they imply fields was a threat to him. >> she walked through secret service and she had a pen in her hand. it could have been a knife but it was a pen which could be dangerous. >> and mrs. cruz joined her husband at a women for cruise rally.
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and hillary clinton telling her supporters. >> just listen to donald trump, he says demeaning and degrading things about women. >> and donald trump comes out with a statement retracting the statement. the person performing the illegal act would be held responsible not the woman. >> be sure to tune in to world news tonight for more on the campaign trail coming up on "action news" at 6:00. >> president obama and vice president joe biden announced their endorsements for the pennsylvania primaries. they are endorsing josh shapiro. and in the race for senate, they are backing katie mcginty rubbing against former congressman joe sestak in the primary. the winner will challenge republican pat toomey. from our new jersey newsroom
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chris christie says there will be more support for families struggling to keep a roof over their head. he listened to their struggles in glassboro and how the keeping families together program is helping them get back on their feet. >> i heard from all, or two of the three for sure that their families are falling apart or have fallen apart. we can't let that happen willingly. >> it gives vouchers that puts families in homes together. and the program is receiving 500 state rental assistance vouchers. a man is behind bars after a methamphetamines lab went up in flames. police arrested james sparks of clayton last night when they responded to downs chapel road for a garage fire. officials say that sparks was in the process of making meth when
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the blaze started and he is facing charges including arson. philadelphia police believe the same man may be behind two holdups one on march 7th at the 7-eleven on lebanon avenue. the suspect pulled a gun and takes off empty handed and then last wednesday police believe the same man walked into the same 7-eleven this time with a knife and jumped over the counter and takes cash and runs off. two people and two police officers are hurt after an explosion in bayonne, new jersey. after contractors working on a street struck a gas line. two workers were taken to the hospital and two police officers were also hurt. the blast is under investigation, officials do not think it was a gas explosion because there was no gas in the line at that time.
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we are learning new details about the man accused of hijacking a plane in egypt. mustafa left court flashing a peace sign and this is not his first run-in with the law and has a history of petty crime including forgery and burglary. and police say he hijacked the plane bound for cairo with 72 people on board wearing a fake suicide vest. one passenger says she feels lucky to be alive. >> thought end up in the sea and just die or he is going to explode. >> a british passenger that posed with mustafa for this picture is speaking out about the ordeal and said he just threw caution to the wind to stay cheerful about the ordeal. a bit of a head scratcher there. now a check of traffic. we are always scratching our
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heads about the traffic. >> we are always up against something, on the blue route at this point. it's heavy volume and earlier it's a crash past mcdade boulevard that is gone now, and you are seeing the hefty delays on i-95 and that is normal afternoon volume. an accident in coatesvillcoates. and collegeville we have the downed wires blocking main street at 5th avenue fire police are out there helping you through the intersection. a crash in lower merion along merry waterford road near smith drive. and a water main break in west philadelphia at walnut and they will shut down walnut tomorrow 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. for your normal ride, you can't
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take that, market or locust are a better best. in port republic, still the brush fire at route 9 and the right lane and off ramp remain blocked there. getting an internship is often the first step to getting a career. the school of media and communications had a career fair on campus and students met with different companies in journalism and marketing and engineering. and "action news" was there meeting students interested in jobs here at 6 abc. and some hungry families are eating healthier because of a pizza shop. they are donating 100% of their sales today to the trenton soup kitchen. called knead out hunger and they hope that folks still come out and enjoy the slice to help the less fortunate. a win win situation. after the break houston here
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we come. the villanova wildcats on their way to the final four tonight. and why apple now wants to feds to answer. the 70s move in tomorrow for a couple of days and turns windy and a big drop in temperatures over the weekend. all the changes in accuweather. >> a pretty cool story here. a delaware county woman takes to the ice at the wells fargo center center for a chance to win a half million dollars.
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mourners packed into a toronto church to say a final farewell to rob ford. remembered as the mayor of canada. his young daughter calls him the mayor of heaven now. he made international headlines when a video appeared to show him smoking crack cocaine. he passed away from an aggressive form of cancer.
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it will deport an armored combat team to eastern europe next february, that adds up to 4500 soldiers and that is part of ongoing threats from russia. and apple wants to know how the fbi unlocked the iphone of one of the san bernardino killers. the feds used a third party to break into the phone and they worry they may have exploited a flaw that could put other customer's information at risk. now, to sports tonight. the villanova boys basketball team got a sendoff as they head off to the final four. jaime apody is here now. exciting and indescribable really. >> it really is. and it feels differently than it did in 2009. there is a quiet confidence and a lot of faith and hope that we
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may have a championship to sell operate here next week. check out the scene right behind me a few hours ago. hundreds and hundreds of fans from young children to students to alumni gathered to see the team off to houston. they will face oklahoma on saturday at 6:09 p.m. they are a 2 point favorite to a team that beat them by 23 earlier this year but after a sendoff like this they feel unbeatable. >> it's crazy and we caulk to class and everybody is stopping you and we appreciate it but we are not done yet. >> you walk out and see this sea of nova nation, what is your thoughts? >> it's awesome and humbling to make this many people happy. about a half hour earlier i saw them running down from campus, a father and his son running from behind there to try to get here on time it was really cool. >> we'll be with the wildcats
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all the way. jeff skversky and villanova grad, alicia vitarelli will be in houston tomorrow and we'll have a special march to a championship. compete coverage from philadelphia to houston. we'll be joined by a special guest friday night at 7:30 on 6 abc. the flyers playoff push continues and with the red wings losing last night, they are in a very good spot. they control their own destiny even with the top team in the nhl the capitals coming in tonight. here is an an interesting scene. ray emery back on the team for a trial basis. no word on how the tryout went but emery had most recently been playing in germany and he is freightful for the opportunity to tryout. >> i love the game and i still want to play. so i stuck with it. and you know i want to play next year maybe go over to europe or
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something like that. it makes you realize how special your time is in this league. >> guess who is back in town tonight. the phillies is in the books and they went out on a high note. the grapefruit league finale, eight run only inning, highlighted by the blanco grand slam. the fillies win it 8-4. and it's good for fifth place and good for baseball time. and right now march madness, as we head into april, villanova is still playing. we'll have more coming up at 6:00 including jay wright getting emotional on the special sendoff day. jaime apody, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you. a montgomery county italian pizzeria wants you to get into the spirit throughure stomach.
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they sent "action news" this tomato pie with villanova on it with cheese. one way they are showing their supts of the wildcats as they prepare for their final four game in houston this weekend. as the wildcats gear up, we want to see how you are cheering on nova nation, use #6abcaction. >> i didn't get any of that pizza. >> it was good. >> glad someone did. >> she won the chance to win a half million dollars but sadly she missed it. molly small of bryn mawr took the 90 foot shot and she was the winner of the contest at the valley forge casino resort, she did not win the cash but got tickets for tonight's game against the capitals. small also got $1,000 in cash and she is very much a winner
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tonight. >> that is a good day. coming up a special homecoming for a philadelphia native starring in a major musical. and sky 6 hd looking at a sun soaked night. adam joseph has the accuweather forecast coming up next. fios is not cable. we're wired differently. in the last 10 years our competitors have received a few awards. but we've received a few more, including jd power who ranked us highest in customer satisfaction for the third year in a row. only fios has the fastest internet on the most awarded network. now get super-fast 100 meg internet tv and phone for just $69.99 per month, online. cable can't offer internet speeds this fast at a price this good, only fios can.
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♪ ♪ oh my a philadelphia native shared his story of success and it sounded great. nicks joined his alma mater to talk about the musical "beautiful" and spoke to students about the show. and he called being back a great experience. >> amazing to be here and see all of my teachers and everybody i grew up under, it's amazing. >> i bet. you can catch him in "beautiful" through sunday. >> extraordinary show. talking about the accuweather forecast as we head out tomorrow. >> temperatures are warm and then crash over the upcoming weekend, but enjoy the next 24 hours with the 70s returning, as we look at double scan live
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radar a lot of sunshine today and we mimic that again tomorrow with the sunshine in control and the temperatures going way up. today 58 degrees in philadelphia. seasonable for this point in march. allentown the warmest spot at 61 degrees, trenton 59 and 59 in wilmington and a southerly and southeasterly wind throughout the day and coming off the ocean just 50 degrees, it kept the numbers cool. sea isle city just 49 and still upper 40s at the shore and head inland lower 50s and 54 in wilmington and the warmest spot away from the wind is coming off the water and 59 in allentown and trenton and 58 degrees in reading. we see high clouds that are breaking in from the west and the atmosphere is super dry right now, not a lot of moisture and a lot of clouds are continuing to evaporate here this evening. and overnight tonight, and not
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until tomorrow and tomorrow evening. severe weather in the deep south and northern louisiana and southern parts of arkansas and this part is pushing through here on the day on friday. today partly cloudy and not as chilly and 40 to 46 for the overnight low temperature with the south-southwestly wind and if you head to a playground a perfect day for it. sun and clouds and warm afternoon, 11:00 in the morning 61 degrees and lower 70s at 5:00. shorts and t-shirts that is it. 73 should be the official high and partly sunny and going to be windy once again. it's a windy week and that continues tomorrow where winds could gust up to 45 miles per hour and it stays windy again on friday, similar wind gusts and showers as they race ahead of the cold front early on friday morning and maybe some peeks of sun in the afternoon spiking the temperatures to 77 and a quarter to half inch of rain and as the front comes through middle part
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of the afternoon could be another round of rain or even a thunderstorm. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast warm and windy and 73 tomorrow and windy and showers on and off here on friday, maybe a thunderstorm, 77 and then we drop on saturday clouds and sun, and 62 degrees, could be showers south of philadelphia, windy and chilly on sunday and we wake up sunday morning to winds near 40 miles per hour and windchills in the low 20s north and west and upper 20s on i-95, and a brief rebound after 40s for highs and 30s in the afternoon sunday to 56 on monday, and late rain coming in on monday, monday night early tuesday. and another cold shot of air on tuesday. and low 50s on wednesday. staying more than 10 degrees below normal for those days in the 40s, so april coming in with a little different attitude than what march brought us.
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>> thanks adam. is help you keep track of the constantly changing weather, keep an eye on the sky with the storm tracker radar. and see the hour by hour forecast. a mobile home park had to be evacuated because of a massive sinkhole it opened up in tarpan springs and it's 60 feet deep and 100 feet wide season growing, they told people living in the mobile homes were told to leave. after the break a special sneak peek at all new nashville.
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what's the most awarded ranking from top to bottom. luxury cars just seem like they would be top awarded. there better be some awards behind what you are paying for, right. the final answer. chevy. the most awarded car company two years in a row. wow, it's like a luxury car. i was shocked. i mean it's like, this is chevy? current qualified gm lessees can get a sign and drive lease on this chevy cruze limited for around $179 per month. find new roads at your local chevy dealer. i'm backing josh shapiro for attorney general because things have to change. we need criminal justice reform because our prisons are far too overcrowded. we have to deal with drug addiction through treatment, not incarceration. and use our prison for those who are truly violent. and we need to get illegal guns off our streets. i'm joining with ed rendell and leaders across our area in supporting josh. josh shapiro will be an attorney general
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committed to fairness and equal justice. coming up tonight on 6 abc an auto null episode of nashville. frankie clashes about the new girl if town and frankie make a decision that could change everything and while planning their upcoming tour, luke realized he could have made a rush decision bringing riff on
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the roof again. prime time kicks off with the middle at 8:00 and "action news" at 11:00 with jim gardner. right now jim gardner and the "action news" team are standing by with these stories next at 6:00. the villanova basketball team gets a fitting final four sendoff. we'll take you to the excitement on campus. and the search for the scandal scrawling anti-semitic graffiti in a park in ocean county. and a deadly hit and run in pennsauken. that and more up next at 6:00. for rick williams and brian taff, the entire "action news" team i'm monica malpass have a great night. "action news" at 6:00 is next. for years, i was a laboratory chemist, developing drugs to fight deadly diseases. as a scientist, i know there's more that washington can do to help families. i'm running for congress to
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan, and jl. jim gardner. wednesday night and officials are arrest an arsonist that admits to setting 20 fires in camden county and a forest fire forces closures along the garden state parkway. but the big story on "action news" is the big sendoff for villanova. the wildcats are houston bound, destination final four and they soaked up the good wishes of the villanova community as they bored their bus for the trip to the airport this afternoon. and "action news" reporter chad pradelli is live on the campus tonight. chad, a good day today? >> yes, a nice sendoff.
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fans were on hand today as they sent this team off. we did this in 2009 when villanova last went to the final four and this time fans hope for a different outcome. jay wright and team put up the hands, a sendoff for the wildcat team in their quest for a national championship. >> this is amazing and i'm so excited. >> i'm amped, i'm so ready. >> thousands of fans are making their way down south to houston. the ncaa gave 700 students tickets to the university. jack leaves on friday. >> we'll get it down. >> they are hoping to bring villanova their second men's national championship. they last won it all back in 1985. and the theme here on campus is party


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