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do not take jardiance if you are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems. other side effects are sudden kidney problems, genital yeast infections, increased bad cholesterol, and urinary tract infections, which may be serious. taking jardiance with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions. so talk to your doctor about jardiance- the one and only type 2 diabetes treatment with heart. visit for a free consultation with a certified diabetes educator if you qualify. >> good morning it is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, june 2. here's what's happening. >> it is sentencing day for the former penn state president and
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others convicted in the jerry sandusky abuse fallout. >> philadelphia city councilman david oh talks about how he was stabbed and others stood there taking video of him, instead of helping him. >> sky6 live hd looking out over penns landing after days of rainy weather, what do you know, we're in for a sunny streak. i want what we had yesterday. karen is here with matt and david is off. >> reporter: i have a day for you leading into a nice weekend for the most part. storm tracker 6 live showing we're dry and satellite and radar showing we've got a few clouds around to the north to the south we'll see at the very least partly sunny skies, a good amount of sunshine. 48 degrees in quakertown, 54 in warminster, 55 in malvern. 61 in center city. temperatures dropped a couple of degrees in the last couple of
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hours. 63 in margate. 64 in cape may. you're in the upper 50s in smyrna and dover, delaware. today we'll see lots of sunshine mixing with a few clouds. we have an isolated chance of a thunderstorm. one or two places ski that later on this afternoon with a nice high of 81. a slight fly in the ointment. overwhelm a good day, we'll see sunshine, numbers progress from the 60s to the 70s. 11:00 a.m. in the low # 70s. 81 around 4:00 p.m. we have a chance for a few showers late tonight and into tomorrow morning, i'll have the details on that and update on the weekend forecast. it's looking better, matt pellman. >> reporter: maybe i won't wash my car, if i do, the storms will come. we know that's how that works. good morning to you karen, good morning, everybody. we have an issue with the mass
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transit line cynwood line. you'll be on the bus starting this morning through next friday because of construction. trains will not run on the cynwood line. there will be buses instead. allow 15 extra minutes if that is your line. police activity on the frankford line, 34th street station, service is resuming right about now. vine street expressway, overnight construction has cleared out until next week 676. delco construction i-95 northbound approaching the blue route is gone. we have downed wires from an earlier crash blocking 252 close to rose tree park, 320 or 352 would be alternates. one last live look it's the blue route in plymouth meeting, northbound construction near the toll plaza just cleared out as
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we kick things off on this friday morning. >> a driver took off during a traffic stop in west philadelphia on the girard avenue exit ramp from the westbound schuylkill expressway at 1:00 a.m. police stopped the car following a report of a shooting nearby on the highway. the driver ran off before officers reached the vehicle. there have been no reports of any gunshot victims. happening today, decision will be made in two high profile penn state cases. in one, former university administrators are going to be sentenced in the sandusky scandal. current administrators will announce changes in the wake of a hazing death. katherine scott is live in the sat center with both stories. >> reporter: i'll start with sentencing day for the three former penn state administrators, prosecutors are calling for jail time for one of them, former president gram spanier, but his attorney is seeking probation.
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five and a half years after the jerry sandusky story broke it's sentences day for gram spanier and tim curly and gary shultz. prosecutors say they covered up sandusky sexually abusing a boy in the football team shower. that led to sandusky abusing more boys. all three men were told the encounter was sexual. all three were charged with child endangerment for failing to report the allegations against sandusky. prosecutors seeking jail time for spanier who was convicted at a jury trial. the other two administrators pleaded guilty, prosecutors agreed they would not recommend sentences for them. penn state board of trustees is meeting to discuss significant changes to greek life four months after a fraternity hazing
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ritual turned deadly for a pledge. fraternity members did not call 911 until 1 hours later. 18 penn state students are facing charges. the family wrote a letter to the board of trustees to do what is right and not what is popular to apiece an alumni. >> we need penn state to step up, they are one of the largest organizations in the country and they need to make changes and make a difference. >> reporter: that meeting will takes place at 1:00 p.m., they will be streaming it live online. philadelphia city councilman david oh talked about his terrifying ordeal outside his home in southwest philadelphia. he came home from the hospital
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he was stabbed outside his house on the 5800 block of thomas oh, said a man a demanded his kt and stabbed side. a white car pulled up and two men recorded video of the incident. >> engineering shouting out and i think when they saw all the blood, because there was a lot blood, i think they got the idea this is not like -- we're in the middle of something else, so they took off. police are looking for the assailant, detectives are asking anyone with any information like the cell phone video call police. chester police are looking for a robber and kidnapper. four armed men confronted two shop keeping at their home on toht avenue monday night. they attacked the victims and drove them to coatsville where they gained entry to two
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separate shops where the victims worked. the men robbed the shops and took off. the judge in the bill cosby sexual assault case will wait until the jury is sworn in before issuing final rulings about what can be and cannot be used. prosecutors intend to use past statements from cosby about using quaahludes to seduce women. "good morning america" is in university city for a big announcement. "g.m.a." is at children's hospital profiling the care center at 48th and market street. tune into "g.m.a." for a big announcement following "action news." >> tune in to karen rogers who is here to tell us it's going to be another great day.
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>> reporter: we have a nice streak, after temperatures in the low 60s and rain. we're on the uptick. storm tracker 6 live double scan, good way to start your friday, we're dry. let's go outside and see what it looks like, what a beautiful shot the sky is brightening a little bit ahead of sunrise. it's a gorgeous start to the day. we'll see a few more clouds today than yesterday as we look live over the commodore barry bridge. heading out you're doing all right. 61 degrees, the dewpoint, 45 degrees, we have not had any humidity even with the warm temperatures, so you've been ain't to enjoy it. high pressure giving us the nice days. winds are calm, it will be breezy at times this afternoon. the ocean temperature, 61. here's the satellite and radar, you see clouds to the north an cloudy to the south. we'll have lots of sunshine mixing with a few more clouds than yesterday. we're looking for the potential of an isolated thunderstorm. it will be one or two spots later today. other than that high of 81.
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future tracker 6 showing you at 4:30 p.m. that's the time we'll see a thunderstorm or quick shower popping you were. that's the only time 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. we'll see one or two spots in the afternoon watch for that. overall the nice weather is continuing with this high pressure, two more days temperatures in the upper 70s, 80 degrees, high pressure a little breezy. at the shore, cooler, 75 is the high at the shore. bright and breezy today. later today and tomorrow morning. areas south of the city or if you're in delaware you'll be watching for morning shower and clouds saturday and then sunshine. now in the poconos you'll stay dry. it's more of an area south of the city. they will be watching for the shower. sunday, sunshine to clouds, 69 degrees for the high. late sunday night into wednesday when we get a little unsettled again with a cut off low giving us showers here and there,
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cooler conditions and you see that right now in your seven-day forecast. so for today, it's a good one, lots of sunshine, some clouds mixing in. a nice day, high of 81 degrees, a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm late afternoon or evening. tonight and tomorrow, a few clouds and shower south of the city early saturday, the rest of saturday is dry, 77 for the high. saturday a nice one. now, it looks like sunday starts off with sunshine, it turns cloudy, but i think the shower holds off until pretty late at night. most of sunday looks dry, that will warm up the temperature, 80 degrees. >> reporter: it's monday with the low that could give us a gusty thunderstorm, watch for monday, 80 degrees for the high. tuesday, that's when we're talking about, cool or june, 71. tuesday, wednesday has been unsettled showers around, 71. it starts to turn warmer thursday, partly sunny, and 77. even that's a few degrees below
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average. nice today, the weekend looking better with the timing of the storm holding off late. >> a gunman attacked a casino in the philippines killing dozens of people but they did not die from gunfire. >> a video shows tiger woods inside the detention center. >> reporter: the ramp from the schuylkill expressway westbound to the boulevard northbound both lanes we opened. we'll check work zones on 422 and the pennsylvania turnpike and route 70 when "action news" continues on this friday morning. gifblaar marcaine
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>> welcome back live look, sky6 live hd, the view from city hall out towards the parkway. getting ready to go on this friday morning. karen rogers says hey how about another, 81 today. >> matt pellman let's wrap up there workweek. >> reporter: let's have a a bunch of them. good morning to you matt and tam, traffic is looking pretty good so far this morning. the work crews were busy overnight, 422 especially in the eastbound lanes, traffic is getting by in both lanes by route 23. watch out for the crews to return tonight. for now you're good to go in the work zone along 422. still have work on the pennsylvania turnpike, one lane blocked eastbound near route 29
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e-z pass exit for malvern. a lane out of the commission on the northeast extension approaching lansdale, speeds in the impacted as you can see at this point. down wires north of media, close to rose tree park along 252. it's blocked this morning, i would stick with 320 or 352 through the travels through delco. cherry hill route 70. eastbound lanes by cornell avenue. i think i see cones set up in the right lane eastbound no delays as you come away from 130. farther east they are doing milling work along 70 and southampton township, you see an area of yellow sluggish between new road and the four mile circle because of the milling continuing. emergency work continuing in haddonfield kings highway blocked off. cuthbert boulevard gets you around it. in salem county watch out for a
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traffic switch at 49 at telegraph road. smoke claimed the lives of dozens of people during a casino attack in the philippines. a gunman shot up the tv screen and torched gambling tables and stuffed his backpack with casino chips. clouds of smoke swept through the crowds killing 36. 70 others suffered minor injuries during the stampede to get out. authorities believe the motive was robbery not terrorist. russian president vladimir president admitted that russians may have hacked other governments. he said we never engage in that at the state level. this is in stark contrast to the unified agreement across 17
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american intelligence agencies all them insist russia did just that to influence the elections in donald trump. tiger woods was seen at a detention center disoriented and struggling to stay in a chair. this was 90 minutes after he was passed out on the side of the road. the former number one golfer said he had not been drinking but taken prescription medication and surprised him with the interaction. pro breath tests confirmed he had no alcohol in his blood. the phillies host the san francisco giants for the start of three game series, first pitch, 7:05 p.m. the warriors surged ahead with two-thirds quarter runs and never looked back. the warriors beat the cavaliers
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[laughter] >> reporter: the ben franklin bridge our good buddy ben looking good no issues to report here. burlington bristol bridge overnight construction opening earlier this morning, but everything is good now, so go ahead and use it on the mass transit front, a note for you if you ride the cynwood line starting today and next week you'll be on the buses instead of the trains because of construction. septa is saying allow an extra 15 minutes for the commute if you use the cynwood line. >> reporter: feels good out there right now, 61 degrees, you'll see the sunrise at 5:34 a.m., the sun doesn't set until 8:24 p.m. 81 degrees for the high. a touch above the average high of 79. we're watching for an isolated shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots later this afternoon and evening. if you're flying out of town no travel delays just yet. >> in "healthcheck" your workout routine might be getting
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grueling 13 hours of competition in the scripps national spelling bee. >> last night it all came down to one word, marocain. >> -c-ai-n. >> it's a fabric used in women's clothing. the 6th grader spelled 35 incredibly hard words to be the top spelling in nation. we had a 6-year-old from cherry hill 7th starter left from a starting field of 291.
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president trump gets push across the world on plans to leave the paris deal, while the administration makes a push to reinstate the trump travel ban. penn state scandals, the past and present resurface. a bucks county scare, a man comes face-to-face with a bear and does not back down. >> david murphy is off, karen rogers has weather and matt pellman has donuts and traffic, good morning. >> reporter: got to like a guy who brings donuts. we have a good looking day ahead. we have a few more clouds in the picture than yesterday, that's for sure, few clouds to the north, we'll see partly sunny skies and chance of a shower or


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