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>> the stage is set for tomorrow's championship parade. time is up if you don't have a plan to get there. we have the full story next. even getting married. ♪ ♪ ♪ at citizens bank we can help you refinance both your federal and private student loans. ♪ >> "action news," delaware valley's leading news program, with jim gardner. ♪ ♪ >> you are looking at the stage for tomorrow's ceremony honoring the superbowl champion eagles. the scene is adorned with eagle and all is able to
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accommodate one of the biggest bashes the city has ever seen. it will come at the end of the parade we have been yearing for for years. it's finally here. it's wednesday night. the big story is thetry state area congregating to say thank you to the franchise that enabled generation fans to feel what it's like to be winners.utting on the parade will be a huge action. christie ileto was live at the art museum, the focal parade of the ceremony tomorrow. adam joseph has the paradeforecast. ducis rodgers has the eagles for one last time. >> christie, this is a huge undertaking. tell us about it. >> one of the last things to go in place are chairs crew members set up.
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all night this place has been crawling with eager and excited fans taking photos, breaking out into the eagle chant and marveling their team will be in this spot tomorrow. >> did you start planning this before the superbowl win? >> you don't want to jinx it. there are no hard and fast plans. monday morning 8:00 a.m., all of the work you see here began. >> including building lights and a sound system. you name it, they are doing it. the rocky site the place of the fictional underdogs will be our own underdogs finish their big bash. >> it allows more fans to be part of this and see this. >> fred stein has 360 people working hard to make sure the bird gang gets the experience of
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a lifetime. >> how many can be here safely? >> probably 50 to 75,000 people. that's a fraction of the estimated fan that will swarm the parade route. >> we'll have people all over. >> commissioner ross warned those attending the session better not think of the events that happened on sunday. >> someone threw a bottle and struck me in the forehead. >> city officials feel it will be less likely to get out of hand given the time of day. this is a look of fans setting up to get into place for tomorrow's big parade. i asked how the organizers can expect to see stars and surprises? he said yes that the team,
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practice squad and coaches. >> he said the parade is going off at 11:00 a.m. not p.m. tell them to relax. >> another place many people congregate is here at dillworth park. the eagles will give everyone an expansive view of the team. if you don't have a special pass to ride the rails tomorrow, you are out of luck. septa and patco are sold out. some of the passes are being resold at a steep markup online. current pass holders will be allowed onboard but with 10s of thousands of people, no guarantee you will ge get onboard the train. dann cuellar is live at
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the terminal. there are many points division leaders need to know. >> that's right. a lot of people will be flocking here it's a real race to get here to get onboard one of the trains. >> all points south of philadelphia. no parking will be allowed in the 68 and 69th hundred street of market. news is, there is free parking nearby. we have different points, maybe they have >> no parking in front of fire
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hydrants and corners. >> you have to care or you will be towed. >> septa covers all points north and east of the city. if you are coming here there are 989 parking spaces available, first come first serve. >> we'll embrace wherever i land. go eagles. >> i'll take the trolley and take the l down. >> i'll start around 60:00 in the morning. >> to catch the tain to the broad street line? >> right. >> i have my septa pass. i'm catch that down there. if i can't do that i'll pay for uber. i want to enjoy myself. it will drop us off at 33 station. >> from there? >> we'll wheel and walk. walk and wheel. >> over all superintendent mike
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chitwood says their goal is to be sure everyone gets to and from the parade safely and hope everyone has a great time. i'm dann cuellar channel6 "action news." >> hotel rooms are almost hard to come by as the mass transit passes. center city rooms are essentially gone, even airport and suburban sites are booked. in south jersey, three hotels near patco stops in cherry hill that we checked with sold out. >> it was so much stress trying to get a room. every time i pushed confirm it was sold out. i was like gosh i need to get a room. luckily, this came up. >> we have heard from fans who are returning home from across the country to celebrate this historic parade. >> air baround b&b bookings are up
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from last week. 2700 people are arriving tonight and tomorrow morning. 3700 of them are from instate. it's going to be chilly outside tomorrow. here is adam joseph with the forecast. >> it's not about the style. it's about staying warm. you want many layers and all that winter gear. we are kicking the rain out. you see the last bit of rain hugging the shore. the rain drops stopped falling and that's the trend overnight. the winds bringing in colder air but also drying the ground out. winds sustained, 15 miles per hour in philadelphia, 18 reading, 17 wilmington and 15 miles per hour in dover. the air temperatures dropping,
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even side streets, icy spots tomorrow morning so use caution. for the parade, you want to look at the windchills tomorrow. in the teens all morning long. low to mid 20s with to 20 miles per hour. you have to think about how long you will be outdoors and travel time to wear all of the layers. when i come back we talk about the weekend. that's not pretty. i'll explain why in the seven-day forecast. >> ducis rodgers one last time this season were back at nova care today. >> for house cleaning. cleaned out their lockers today nothing but smiles. the party began in minneapolis and continues through tomorrow in philadelphia. the players are just like you -- they can't wait for it. they had a gift for one another signed mem memorabilia and a cool
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helmet. tomorrow they'll be with the fans. they can't wait to see the city show up and show off. >> the citi city of philadelphia will be rocking. i can't believe the joy. we earned it as a city. we earned to party like we should. >> i'm excited to get to the parade put my eyes on the city and get to celebrate. obviously, everyone involved is having a good time right now. >> before the superbowl we asked the players what they imagined it would be like. i don't think they have any idea what they are in store for tomorrow. >> tomorrow probably every eagle fan is wearing gear. the chances are good that the gear was made in delaware county. "action news" reporter annie mccormick is there tonight. >> the presses began printing
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eagle tee shirts at this moment when they were sure the eagles won the superbowl. >> we are sitting waiting with our hearts in our throat, and then we come out here and turn the rights lights on. >> every eight seconds they were filling boxes with merchandise and cheering for the eagles. >> am proper is pro is one of the nfl suppliers. the company printed 70,000 pieces of merchandise.
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the production team we are working with are unbelievable. they are huge eagle fans. it's a rough night. they want to run out and celebrate. they want to make their own contribution. it's fun. annie mccormick channel6 "action news." >> vandalism and assaults will tolerated at the parade. they have started arresting suspects for out of control behavior captured on camera like flipping a vehicle after the superbowl. one person is under arrest and six others are being sought. you may have seen the video of vandals throwing a metal pole at broad and chestnut. police saw two.
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now they are searching for the men accused of orchestrating the behavior. tomorrow, philad arade. they are on the air beginning at 4:00 a.m. the live coverage of championship parade kicks off at 9:00 a.m. in the morning two hours before the parade kicks off from 11:00 on. we'll have members of the "action news" team staked out up and down the parade ro bring you the best views and advantage points, comprehensive coverage start to finish south philadelphia to the museum of art and special special anchor ron gentlemanjawarski will join us. check out the play book at right now there is a list of road closures and parking
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restrictions in philadelphia and mass transit plans including septa's service changes.,/eagle's parade. ♪ ♪ happening tomorrow. still to come on "action news" tonight a top white house aid is out under domestic allegations from two ex-wiveses. and a powerful earthquake in taiwan. >> the power of positive thinking. how it wards off one of the diseases of old age. adam? >> temperatures are dropping overnight. the coldest of the seven arrives arrives tomorrow for the parade. >> ducis rodgers with wildcats trailing unranked st. johns. we see how the final minute plays out when "action news" continues tonight. ♪ ♪
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so whether you're a speed demon or more of a snow angel, your winter chariot awaits. new york state. it's all here. it's only here.
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>> six people have been rushed to hospital after a crash near
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the bridge. two vehicles collided on the intersection one flipped over leaving the scene littered with wreckage. >> a bi-partisan budget deal has emerged in the senate pouring more dollars into the coffers of the military and domestic programs averting a shutdown tomorrow at midnight. chuck schumer called it a breakthrough but the deal doesn't deal with the daca controversy. nancy pelosi spent eight hours on the floor demanding a deal for dreamers. >> rob porter has resigned due to allegations made again him by his two former wives.
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>> john kelly called porter a man of true integrity. one of his former wives claims porter gave her a black eye. he has been romantically involved with white house director hope hicks. >> >> several buildings shifted during tuesday's earthquake continue to cause danger. nine people are dead nearly 300 are injured. >> a deadly shooting today near palm beach florida. it began when a man shot a woman and fled with her in the car. he drove the wrong way on the interstate causing multiple crashes. when he came to a stop deputies struggled with the man and killed him. the woman was pronounced dead at
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the scene. >> researchers report that seniors with a positive attitude about growing old showed a 43% reduced risk of dementia. the results held for seniors with a gene that pre-dpoases them to dementia. let's get the parade forecast again from adam joseph and the seven-day forecast. >> much better than today. no rain, no sleet no snow. we deal with temperatures as we head to the weather center. one thing you node here is the ground. we are drying the ground out especially with winds out of the northwest. the wind acts as a blow-dryer. temperatures are above freezing still. we try to dry the sur surfaces out.
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double scan here most of the area dry it's the immediate shore that is deal withing a couple of lingering showers, but give us 15 minutes off the coast. we say goodbye from the mess we had start to finish today. >> temperatures right now around the region, temperatures in the 30s area wide. again everyone is above freezing, 35 allentown, 38 dover, 22 in the poconos where they got five inches o in the resorts. you factor in the wind. you don't want to pay attention to the air temperature now or during the day tomorrow. windchills, mid to low 20s, 29 philadelphia, 27 in wilmington because of winds sustained over 15 miles per hour. clouds lag but clear out as well. here is the windchill tracker
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for tomorrow. teens through much of the morning going to the low 20s in the afternoon. winds to 10 to 20 miles per hour sunshine and high clouds out there. watch for the patchy black tomorrow that don't dry out tonight. friday temperatures are cold, near freezing, a lot of clouds a clipper system to the and south. lehigh valley berks county into the poconos while the rest of the region is and another system over the weekend. cold tomorrow, feeling like teens and 20s with snow shower in the suburbses 39-degrees. saturday, cloudy but warm. late rain developing, rainy sund dreary, 52-degrees. we start to dry out brighten up
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monday, 46. clouds 47-degrees and a chance of showers valentine's day but warm with temperatures of 52. adam, thank you. >> channel6 is celebrating black history diversity in medi we opened the station to honor african-american media run companies. president & general manager bernie prazenica honored companies including minute and black film festival. ♪ ♪ at is so convenient. get some of that finance stuff out of the way from wherever you are, at the doctor's office karate practice or my favorite... that is not going to look anything like a frog.
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>> one team wearing smiles while cleaning out their lockers, the philadelphia eagles. team members brought each other parting gifts. crown royal whisty $130 a pop. >> we forget how much this game affects people's lives and brings everyone together. it's unbelievable, but they deserve it. >> i'm enjoying the fans. i'm happy to be able to see everybody smiling. somebody came up to me like, i appreciate you all so much. the people hugging each other. usually, it's people miserable coming here.
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>> there were two signature players, brandon graham treass to nick foles. here is insight into how the play came to be. >> philly's special. ready? here we go. here we go.
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>> that will never get old. still a busy night on the college hardwood and a difficult night for top-ranked villanova.
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oh, that's lovely... poetry in motion. and there it is, the "baby bird". breathtaking. a rcent or more.
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>> the villanova wildcats are good. they have the number one team in the nation. they are not invincible. nova trails most of the night. second half, shomari to the hoop. scores 26 points, cats down by nine. they attempt a comeback. collin galespi. nova pulls to within one. now down two. cats miss 25, threes on the
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night. they lose 79-75ome to east carolina owls in the midst of the turning their season around. temple wins 90-773. lasalle on the road at george washington i present you with exhibit a. patrick puts it back in. explorers fall 80-69. that's sport ts. >> thank you dj. ducis. >> the mayor joined members of the chinese community and thanked them for their contributions of the city. "jimmy kimmel live" next on channel6 followed by "nightline." jimmy's guest tonight rose burn and music from real life. "action news" continues at
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4:00 a.m.. for ducis rodgers, adam joseph, cecily tynan and the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner. have a great night and a good day tomorrow.t t day. it will be a fun o >> announcer: from hollywood, it's nominee richard jenkins and musical guest in real life. and now here's jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ]
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[ cheers and applause ] we should all be glad we're here. lucky to be in l.a. thi


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