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it is day after christmas and all through through the house -- alternative rent story there. through the malls, lot of returns this morning if you are waking up looking for those sales. malls sabrin it on. from shopping to travel, certainly a lot of people all across this country are trying to get home from grand mom's house where ever you may have been on our roads and also at the airport. so you may want to track those travel times. >> this family, this mom has a story to tell a christmas miracle in easton pennsylvania , families, stuck in two separate locations, inside of the grand canyon, after a massive snowstorm hits what officials this morning are saying that the mom did to
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save perfect family's life. ♪ we are mourning the loss of another legend, we were so surprised because he was so young, 53 years old. we will look back at life and music of george michael this morning. >> music world saying you have not been kind 2016. good to have you with us on this monday, hopefully you had a wonderful holiday. it is true you make your own gifts. >> well, yes, sometimes i do and there may be a surprise that i had some trouble just getting myself out the door this morning. >> it seems like no gifts this year. >> so let us know what your favorite gift was, if you have something you really loved or something you hated. tweet us a picture of it. >> couple weeks ago i said i want aid my pillow. i posted it on social media i was a good boy, i got two.
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everybody is asking how is my pillow. i will give my review coming up. >> yes, because we're all anxious. >> yes. >> now, if you didn't like what you got you may be like bus stop buddy not going to school today because school is off all week but he has his shopping bag and ready to maybe take care of this is day when i get the my, wrapping paper and, ribbon for next year, you know, christmas stuff is all, maybe half priced maybe even more on days like today, yeah. temperatures, we should talk about the weather, are in the 20's and 30's as we get started this morning. we will give you a six out of ten in your weather by numbers because it will be cloudy and we could see some rain before the day is through. temperatures in the 20's the two north of us, zero's to the south of us, gee, 36 degrees feels like 28 in philadelphia, right now. so keep that in mind. make sure you have your winter coat and gloves on. we will see rain in the western part of the state, eventually some of that will make its way here with the high temperature of 48 degrees , just a few showers here and there and that will
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happen for philadelphia for later in the afternoon. the that is a look at your weather on your day after christmas 2016. time to check traffic for you with, word about a fire, a building fire in abington. this is on old york road at rodman avenue, fire department is on the scene, of that fire right now, so try to avoid that neighborhood if you can, also, the route 15 trolley between richmond street and west moreland, it is, it is being detoured, because of a long term close another of richmond street, due to construction. so there is a shuttle bus situation going on, for the route 15 trolley and that is until further notice and i mention that had water main break around penns landing area this morning, and it has two lanes closed on columbus boulevard. so that is your traffic for this monday morning, more to come throughout the day, guys. thanks, so much there sue.
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>> ♪ we lost george michael. he died yesterday at the age of just 53. >> not a lot of details coming out this morning but his manager says singer died at his home in england christmas day at 8:45 of heart failure. >> so many fans around the world are remembering him, kelly wright reports he was a person who set the pop music scene for the 80's and 90's. >> ♪ last christmas >> reporter: pop singer george michael is dead, according to his publicist the five three-year old died peacefully at his home, in england. the at times controversial artist shot to stardom with the pop group wham in the early 80's enjoying popularity as a teenybopper idle delivering lets such as last christmas and wake me up before you go go.
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>> ♪ wake me up before you go go ♪ >> reporter: michael went on to enjoy a long solo career selling over 100 million albums, globally, and earning numerous grammy and american muse ache ward. he also reported to et cetera with legend like a receipt a franklin, ray charles and elton john. but his career wasn't without controversy. throughout his life, his drug use and taste for risky sex brought him into frequent brushes with the law. most famously in 1998, when he was arrested for, public lewd ness in amens rest room, and in los angeles. the scandal threatened to end his musical career but the artist managed to use it as his inspiration for a song called, outside, that poked fun at the situation. >> ♪ >> reporter: celebrities tweet ing remembering him fond ly, talk show host ellen degenerous and close friend elton john penning ane motion
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al good bye. michael's publicist said he was not ill at the time of his passing but likely more tea tails about the the pop icon's death the will come to light in the coming days. in washington, kelly wright, fox 29 enthusiasms. this morning fans and celebrities around the world are paying tribute to george michael. >> reporter: kelly just talk about this. among them elton john who was a close friend. they had a number one hit together in 1991. so good. here's the live cover. >> ♪ >> of course, don't let the sun go down on my by elton john covered by michael and this was together, it was a very touching message that elton john put out there on instagram saying i'm this deep shock. i lost a beloved friend, most kind generous soul and bring yan artist. my heart goes out to his family trend and fans.
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>> it started with wham, on twitter wham band made andrew raggedly post heart broken at loss of my by loved friend, me , his loved ones, world of music and at large forever loved. also brian wilson tweeting very sad to hear george michael passed. he was a very talented musician, singer, love and mercy to his family, friend and fans. also shack a can another beautiful talent taken away, this is what she post, rest in power, 2016 is just brutal. >> we will have more on the passing throughout the morning right here on good day. time is 5:07. we're following breaking news out of nicetown a man is fighting for his life. police say shots rang out late last night among the 3800 block of north bouveer street. investigators believe the five two-year old's family was involved in the fight in that neighborhood earlier in the day, and in the shooting it stemmed from that incident. the man has been rushed to temple university hospital. >> five two-year old male shot multiple times in his arms,
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and torso, and he is presently in very critical condition, and he is under going surgery, it is unknown whether or not he will survive. >> investigators are now interviewing several witnesses at the hospital, so far no arrests have been made but police hope footage from nearby surveillance cameras, will help them out and eventually will lead to a shooter. and also new this morning, a nasty, three car crash, in the roosevelt boulevard, send two people to the hospital, it happened overnight just after 3:00 a.m. near adams avenue, we do not know the condition of the victims but it looks like a bad one there. you can see damage here, and we will give you updates as new information, comes in. and also, we have got some new video of a tire slashings in the northeast, people here in the the 100 block of foulke rod street woke up to ten car tires slashed on christmas morning. can you imagine that, the tires are still flattened, early this morning.
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we don't know anything about any suspects at this time. police will be continuing to investigate, later today. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu is turning up the heat and his tirade against the united states. netanyahu is vowing to retaliate because u.s. chose not to block u.n. security council resolution, the measure passed condemning israel for establishing new settlements in palestinian controlled territories. netanyahu spent christmas day meeting with diplomates including u.s. ambassador to israel. u.s. continues to insist that the new settlements only hurt peace efforts. russian rescue crews are searching for bodies after a plane crashes in the black sea russian authorities believe that all 92 people on board, died, the plane disappeared from radar yesterday morning, minutes after departing, and the passengers include dozens of singers and russia's world famous military choir. investigators have not ruled out any causes of the crash including terrorism, and say it could take days or weeks
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before figuring out what brought that plane down. a powerful earthquake shakes the southern part of the chile, although there are in reports of any major casualties. the magnitude 7.6 struck just before 11:30 yesterday morning local time, in an area of the country that is in the very populated. about 22,000 people did lose power. christmas, might be over, but it certainly doesn't mean holiday shopping season has to end. >> some of the best shopping starts right now because we have got all of the returns and get all of the really big deals in the 70's and 80's and maybe 90 percent off. some are excited. >> guess who raised their hand and said i wanting to out there and be on the first, to be here. our steve keeley interviews in cherry hill this morning, steve is this. >> reporter: i'm fox 29 christmas shopping correspondent, both preand post christmas, before you shop for anything, what do you shop for first? >> your self. what was the question. >> reporter: a parking spot. >> yes. >> reporter: oh, yeah. i will let you in on a little
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secret. it is employees who get best spots by the door here at cherry hill mall. i have work in places where if you work for a restaurant or whatever you are not allowed to park by doors, that is for customers only. but look at these, first mall workers showing up parking out by the old navy doors, to the left, and so old navy lights are on, another big clothing store and clothing is number one thing post christmas so cherry hill mall lights are on , on route 38 and haddonfield road and cherry hill mall, probably favorite mall of philadelphians despite king of prussia, this is easier to get to for people in philadelphia if you are taking mass transit. we, as we, well, we're close to the jc penny story don't think you will see that there where you are right now, jared the but we are close to the jc penny store because that is first storen though mall doesn't opened this will 8:00j c penny has it own doors on three side here, they are an anchor storm this is the mall business and they open
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first at 6:00. so within an hour we will see our first shoppers, and sue serio supplied the man behind the camera jared v ol with three gifts, he has a hat which his wife wears to this daze and temple colored, kitchen towel and wash rag, which was a home warming gift and house warming gift and they still use those as well, so, she's not only a gift giver but a gift maker and i'm sure she saved seven figures over the years knitting, her beautiful little tinkers off. we all use them. sue, i want you to know, while sue gave me a little towel, pillow ones a snow man that has a word coming out of his mouth, it says brr. and all of the pets i have, that is their favorite little pillow and they sleep witt. i try to take pictures for sue and they move their head as soon as i take a picture. all four gifts we are mentioning are used to this
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day, in the return like so many people are returning gifts today. >> sue has made some things for me i have one prominently on my advertise cuss but we have on go to break and washcloths i use every day to take off my makeup. >> i'm still waiting for mine. >> you can wait. >> i was gone for several years. >> long vacation. >> we will be right back stay with us. (my hero zero by lemonheads)
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while we were gone last week it became winter officially but today and tomorrow might start with temperatures that will be above average and then we will take a big deep. as mild start to the week and much colder end as we head into new years eve and new years day and you'll see these numbers in the seven day forecast. is there your average around 40ish, degrees, so split is, your freezing rain advisory, this is in effect for, carbon, monroe counties for most of the day but for everybody else it looks like this is a late morning, early afternoon event with a possibility of some freezing rain but more likely to just see freezing drizzle which can be very dangerous, very slippery because we don't realize road looks wet and it could be frozen. it could be worse, we have a blizzard warning in effect for for the to coat as and for parts of the montana throughout the morning with a whole lot of snow, up there
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and high wind and everything there there is a look at that situation. hopefully that makes things in the seem is he bad. it could impact travel. we have rain this morning in the chicago area, could be slowing things down as folks, come back, from their christmas break. but as we look at the pittsburgh area we will see very light rain that is starting to move toward the east. it will take a couple more hours for that to happen and anytime after 7:00 o'clock we can start to see, so we can start to look for the rain but what we will mostly see are cloud around the area maybe a little sprinkles, it should not impede your post christmas bargain hunting or returning, today is boxing day, in some cultures, where it takes boxes back, yeah, canada, thank you, and england, and stuff. so right now we are at 36 degrees in philadelphia. twenty's to the north of us but our wind chillies in the 20's right now feeling like 28 e you are properly bundled up. we will get to a high of 48 degrees and then tomorrow it is 58 degrees and in the
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mid 40's on wednesday, and rainy day as a cold front comes through and it is much colder on friday, and on saturday if you are going out late for new years eve temperatures will be in the 20 's, when you are out around midnight and then for the parade on, sunday, we do have a slight chance of showers, and that is the situation in your seven day forecast, it is time to check traffic. as you can imagine on a day after christmas there isn't much going on out there. travel times are good heading out on the roadways as we check 295 in new jersey, smooth sailing, 13 minutes from route 38 to 168 and pennsylvania on the blue route if you are heading from i-95 up to the schuylkill, that only takes you, 17 minutes, and, lets take a look what is doing with the ben franklin bridge we are looking from the new jersey side, and that is a beautiful view there and hardly a car on the roadway, not advising there, and another mention of the water main break at penns landing, southbound columbus boulevard at queen street two left lanes
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are blocked, there thomas and karen. >> sue, thank you 567:89:18. apparently philadelphia mayor jim kenney is, welshing getting hit with a fine with missing key filing deadlines. mayor's campaign committee has had to cough up $2,000 to the cities ethics board. campaign failed to file reports in march and april of this year detailing just how much was spent on kenney's inauguration, in his transition to city hall. campaign was required to report how much money it the donated to other can states. campaign filed all of those reports back in august. so, we're coming up on the new year but there is also a age old controversy, simmering and that is, some stuff to do with the mummers. where should they have their parade. they have seek wins out and struts ready so is it in center city or back in south philadelphia where a lot of folks think it belongs. supporters of that move have started an own line position that has gathered more than 600 signatures. plus, budget cuts have obviously impact the parade in
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recent years, it is a short are route and change in the venue for fancy brigades now performed at the convention center. very important information for children adopted and basically people who gave their children up for adoption. officials in new jersey are saying that adult children who were adopted could soon have access to their originate birth certificates. birth parents as many as 300 who gave birth, to 300,000 children, that were given up for adoption in new jersey have until this saturday, to decide, if they would like their names removed from the birth certificate, to protect their privacy. if not, those adult adoptees could get it. those parents choose not to release their names can reverse their decision at the anytime. big move on the way here, a siberian tiger currently living in the brandywine zoo in delaware is preparing to move to the bronx zoo. the tiger, who is eight years oldies one of 500 siberian tigers in the world. so next month she will be moved to the bronx zoo, and
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matched up with a male tiger, well, to do what tigers do. she came to the wilmington zoo in 2011, zoo officials say, they will not be certain if another tiger will take her place. ♪ >> and big merry christmas to you. of course, no matter what holiday you have celebrated the philadelphia area has lots of places to spend time with the loved ones. the as fox 29's brat sattan report so many people spent their chris mass at the movies >> reporter: why enjoy just one christmas tree when you can take in 124 of them. more than 8,000 people spent christmas day at long wood gardens this years theme sound of the season. featuring an 8-foot douglass f ir decked out in musical instruments. >> i think it is really cool because it is with all of the music. >> every christmas we come here and every christmas it the is different. they always make something new >> reporter: this 30-foot tree was a perfect photo opp, it
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turns out it is not a tree at all. >> it looks ike a tree. it has 100 different plants, composed of poinsettia, ivy and orchard. >> reporter: quite the christmas day tradition at national museum of american jewish history. >> we always have something new and really fun. >> reporter: a thousand visitors enjoying clay headaching and special exhibition on bill graham, holocaust survivor who went to become a musical promoter to the the stars, bob dylann, grateful dead and seven many more. >> jewish community who doesn't celebrate community is looking for something to do and as we are growing and sanding and we are a new seem for people of all background we realize there is an opportunity to be as inclusive and welcoming pos possible. >> reporter: these are people visiting just date from china many historical sites were closed what was left to do. >> eating. >> reporter: what was that? >> eating. >> reporter: eating. >> yes, yes, yes. >> reporter: where do you burn all a those calories after that meal? skating rink at winter fest on penns landing sold out.
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after skating. >> keep warm. >> reporter: enjoying a night by the fire. >> meeting new people, we do not even know them but they invited us over for their heat >> reporter: you are taking their heat. >> we're borrowing, we are sharing the heat. >> reporter: that is what the holiday spirit is all about. >> yes, christmas. >> once again brad sattan reporting. time is 5:23. you know who is up? >> who. >> eagles quarterback carson cents, why is he up? because he received something special over the weekend we will explain. straight ahead.
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if you ripped opened all those boxes, packages, wrapping paper you my want to think twice about throwing out amazon boxes you have. >> yes, so many filling my basement amazon says great way to put those to good use recycle them and clear up your clutter at same time. they have come up with a give back box program. use those boxes to ship clothing, and other items to goodwill for free. all you have to toys print a shipping label at give back >> great idea. >> doesn't cost you a thing amazon is one step ahead. great program. shares of weight watchers soared after oprah said she lost 40-pound, in a you this a
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d she lost weight on the plan all while eating pasta and tacos. she spent about 43 million-dollar for 6.4 million shares, of weight watchers, so that is worth about 77 million-dollar. coming up at 40:00 from one eag toll another we're talking about carson wentz, connor barwin's big news, so many members of the team, we will explain why for all of them. >> barwin making headlines. we're talking about an addition to the family but in the four legged kind. more on that straight ahead.
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holiday shopping? well, it kicks this to full gear. lots of people returning stuff they did not like and buy new stuff they wanted to get to themselves and using those gift card. the we are at the mall this morning. also ahead a easton mommies hailed a hero there she is right there, what she did that helped out her family , well, they were stuck in the snowstorm and they were rescued. more coming up. ♪ now, it the is george michael we have another music legend gone we had prince, we
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had david bowie, so we will break town his life and his career and in the world today and if you had this we saw this on twitter and in my house we started to play all of the songs, dancing, remembering how much fun he was. >> a lot of great hits, 100 million albums sold, 20 million since his debut. >> that is a song writer as well as a singer. we will have those later on. >> good morning, it is 5:31. i don't know fit is scarves, hat or sweater. >> it is an exciting dish towel. this is what i have been into this year, you can just see it , it is christmas california ors. >> sue says if i'm a good boy this could be mine. >> you don't necessity how fabulous these are until you have one. >> it could be a sweater. >> yes. >> dish toll, how grateful, i little dickie. >> watch your language this morning. >> yes. >> well, that excitement will continue, while we look at bus
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stop buddy, he is twid because he is on school all week and not quite ready for school bus we still make him work to help figure out what to wear in the morning. temperatures in the zero's and 30's as we get started perhaps on the early holiday shopping and we will check with steve keeley, who is going to be right there when the the doors open. in the weather by the numbers, we have a six out of ten today , quite a bit of cloud cover, temperatures in the the 20's, to the north of us, 36 in philadelphia, and mid to upper 30's to the south of us, and, then a wind chill that is in the 20's, in many places, it feels like 14 up in the mountains this morning. so appropriately cold to get started, watching an area of rain out by pittsburgh, region but it is not a lot of rain but it just could cause some problems north and west of the city when it arrives here. we could get a few showers this afternoon otherwise mostly cloudy skies and a high of 48 degrees. that is your winter weather authority forecast, we will check traffic too this week, bob kelly is on vacation, first look at the platt bridge , in south philadelphia,
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to see what is going on there and i i can promise it ain't much. there are a few cars out there , so some folks are out and about this early in the morning. checking traveling speeds this morning on all major roadways, everybody is going the posted speed limit, no, impediments to traffic on this day after christmas. we're not expecting much. route 15 trolley, ongoing problem between richmond street and west more land street and sixth third. there is a shuttle bus situation until further notice because of construction that is happening on richmond street and that ongoing construction. that is what is going on with traffic. not much, to tell us what else is happening, karen and thomas >> sue, thank you. ♪ >> here we go, sad news late
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yesterday, we are remembering the pop superstar george michael who passed away christmas take just 53 years old. don't know all of the details just yet but his family said he passed away peacefully at home. >> according to his manager he died have of heart failure, interestingly he was working in recent years due to release a documentary and a new album from next year. >> ♪ >> so, he started with wham in 1986 and wanted a solo career. never looked back. he was a superstar known for being fabulous in terms of his hair and looks, and, just a great guy. sold more than 100 million albums with a career that span four decade. >> he had a few bumps in the road, if you will during his personal life, 1998 he
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reluctantly revealed touring a television interview he was gay. michael never married or had children this morning he is being remembered as a talented most generous soul. we will have more throughout the morning here on good day. it is 5:35. following breaking news this morning, out of nicetown where a man is fighting for his life after police say he was shot. police say shots rang out late last night on the 3800 block of north bouveer street. investigators believe they were involved in the fight earlier this is day in the shooting, stemmed from that incident. man has been since rushed to temple university hospital, in word on his condition. >> five two-year old male shot multiple times, in his arms, and torso, and he is presently in very critical condition and he is under going surgery, it is unknown whether or not he will survive. >> that was last report. critical condition. investigators are interviewing several witnesses at the hospital and no arrests have been made but police hope
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footage from near pie surveillance will lead them to the shooter. 5:36 is the time. developing right now christmas miracle for family from our area, easton pennsylvania, rescued after the car got stuck, on a snowy road as they were at the grand canyon. the deputies say that karen kline was trapped with her husband and her ten year-old son with the storm rolling in. she goes out to look for help. her husband and son go to higher ground on get a better cell phone signal. they were able to get help but nobody could find that hissing mom but finally they did she walk for a full marathon length, 26 miles, before she was found. right now she's in the hospital being treated for exposure to the cold. forget about black friday today is expect to be a very busy day for retailers as people rushed to get after christmas deals and, of course , make those returns. >> like so many malls and other stores they will be opening up early this morning to get ready for some of the big crowd. >> lets get out to steve keeley in cherry hill this morning, he will be i guess
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contending, fighting with the shoppers arriving early, hey there, steve. >> reporter: warning again to you anchors and to our great director back at the station, keep anchors mike open, this is a q and a segment. so, no reading ahead, karen, and no twittering. you know trace many happy returns. >> um-hmm. >> reporter: thomas, you mentioned returns, yes. the guy behind the camera who those all who would be a super champion on yep difficult had never heard that phrase. >> in way. >> reporter: i thought does that have anything to do with today, when everybody returns stuff, to places like cherry hill mall here to take. to, it does not. this according to wikipedia which we know is 100 percent true all the time, many happy returns a greeting used by some on birthday and others in response to merry christmas and happy new year and here's the meaning. term itself refers to the as king year since 18th century , this has been used as
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a salutation to offer hope that a happy day being march will recur many more times. i love that word greetings and salutations, i love the word salutations. this is also a big day to buy yourself what no one bought you, and jc penny the first store like wal-mart to open up day after christmas 6:00 a.m. so we ill have these special hours like we see on black friday, 6:00 a.m. opening for jc penny first store to open up at the mall. here at cherry hill which opens up at 8:00. look at that big sign. did you get the toaster oven or dishwasher that you wanted? >> no. >> now they are selling appliances at jc penny. >> good deal on a keurig. >> yeah. >> reporter: i will save you two parking spots. if you have a major appliance that you did not get, jc penny 6:00 a.m. pick up that washing machine, day after christmas with that gift card, right? >> how about you, steve was santa good to you, what did
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you get. >> reporter: there is no santa in my life, i'm single now, i work yesterday, so i didn't even get the a day off. do you notice good day is not on sunday so i say to the boss who is probably this is watching, in case he is, he says you have to work at least one of the major holidays. i sought put me down for thanksgiving and black friday. you're also working new years and christmas. i aid what is with all of the holidays. he said you didn't ask for christmas and new years eve. said i didn't think i had to because they are on sunday, i'm normally off on sundays. i said no biggie. i don't have any kids good do you think it is because you are single. >> reporter: no, i think, i don't mind working, i had a wonderful day, four and a half minute story on which i loved, i met great people, i spent the day with some of our viewers and that is kind of high family. so why that was my gift meeting some wonderful people at chosen 300 in west philadelphia.
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i went to bed last night thinking i had a great christmas because i was out with some homeless people we met that we got some stuff for and some great families, including the rosens from the main line. they are a wonderful family. they taught their three kids a wonderful lesson on christmas about how to give back. christmas was terrific. that was my gift. no physical gifts for me. >> many happy returns, in the new year, we will find you a lovely girlfriend. that is our mission. >> steve keeley works out a lot, drives a sports car we need to set steve keeley up. >> no, i'm good now. i'm done. i passed that point, i passed the point of no return, so now my goal right now is to get to florida, to survive and be healthy and i will be the king of the retirement community and i'll have a bunch of widow s, to pick from. you are just too much. >> he has a plan.
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>> steve, we love you. >> many safe returns. >> all right, see you. >> well, what a year, on good day and around the world when it comes to weather as well. we had everything in the weather department. there was drought, wild fires, freezing temperatures, we will get a break down of the whacky weather of the year.
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good morning a couple of games on last night steelers and ravens battling it out
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over the afc north, and this one went down to the wire. with seconds left, and steelers down by three big ben and antonio brown almost stopped at the goal line but reaches out and gets in. that is a touchdown. steelers win 31-27 clinching the afc thort. warriors and cavilers, tied up with less than two minutes to go. step curry with the three to give warriors a three-point lead but with second left cavilers down by one and kyri irving do his thing, fade away , it is g cavilers win in a thriller, 109-108. to the celtics and knicks, another game that went down to the wire and knicks breaking down on defense right there and that leads to a marcus smart, wide open, three. boston goes onto win 119-114, that is sports in a minute. i'm sean bell.
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is there not much traffic, this is the interchange between the schuylkill and the blue route, and is there a car , for this day after christmas morning. there is a few more cars on route, 42 freeway, everything running smooth smoothly and this is down around penns landing, close, boulevard to queens street in the southbound section has two
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left lanes, and that might be the only thing, we will be with us all morning to keep you updated and we will have your forecast coming up in 15 seconds. we have a freezing rain advisory, nothing is happening , but, not the yet but there could could be very light rain ortories will, in lancaster and monroe counties, for late morning, early afternoon, for most of these areas and if they are taking you today coat as there is blizzard warnings for north and south dakota, and montana and having a ripple effect.
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another part of the storm system is rain in chicago and day after christmas going pack home or where you started there, those are situation that is could slow you down but as far as rain is concerned, western part of the state, it is light the spotty showers, which is why it could be problematic if it is freezing drizzle in the pocono mountains later this the day it could get slippery. but for most it will be really light rain. temperatures range from 36 in the city, 23 mount pocono. twenty-six in atlantic city international the and 36 degrees in wilmington. wind chills are cooler, we are checking temperatures in our future cast as well as precipitation. we're in the 40's here in philadelphia by 10:00 o'clock in the morning and a few scattered showers are around by 7:00 o'clock tonight you will see a to more but widely scattered very light rain if you see any at all in the overnight hours we could see more rain. then it gets heavier as system exits tomorrow morning, so, we
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will talk about rain for tomorrow morning's commute, much more then we will today and tomorrow, we will probably end up being the mildest day of the week with temperatures in the upper 50's, and maybe even reaching 60 degrees. we will put all that together in your seven day forecast starting to day 48 degrees, 60 tomorrow. back to the mid 40's though, on wednesday, a little bit of the roller coaster ride there and really getting cold, friday and saturday, coldest day for week saturday and of course new years eve and sunday for mummers parade we will be up to 47 degrees and a slight chance of showers, karen and thomas. sue, today is first day of kwanzaa. >> it is indeed. >> excellent. >> happy kwanzaa. >> happy kwanzaa. >> sushi mentioned 40's, getting down 27, it is manageable but look at this. >> wow, this has a lot of people in certain parts of the country. my dad lives in wyoming. he haded to deal with this this morning. they are dealing with snow storms. but did you know overall in 2016 it was year of record breaking temperatures.
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>> it is beautiful. >> yes. >> it is okay. >> i lived there for two years it is okay. >> we will talk about it, extreme weather there in other places, sue talk about the blizzard warnings happening right now our chief meteorologist rick reichmutth has a look the a the year in weather. >> from powerful storms to record high temperatures, 2016 was marked by some extreme weather. january started mild but later saw a record breaking snowstorm in the north east. winter storm that blanketed new york city, the heaviest snowstorm on record in the big apple bringing nearly 28 inches of snow, and a travel ban to the city that never sleeps. february was mostly mild but not valentines day. the parts of the u.s. felt some of the coldest temperatures in the decade, including boston, dipping down to minus 9 degrees, coldest it has been there in some 60 years. meantime in march, quite a sight south of the border,
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snow, in parts of the mexico, low pressure triggering unusually cold conditions, there. and that same low served up heavy rain, flooding in parts of the southern u.s., while out west, march delivered more than 10 feet the of snow to the sees era nevada mountains in 110 day stretch. by april parts of the texas were pelted with softball sized hail, multiple hail storms, resulted this billions of dollars of insurance losses , statewide, lone star state saw deadly flooding in april. parts of the houston area seen 20 inches on have rain and flood ago this left eight people dead, in may, un seasonably hot dry weather in canada was fueling massive wild fires, and evacuations in canadaes an oil producing region. the fires ultimately affect global oil prices. in the u.s. powerful tornadoes hit kansas including a ef4 they are town of chap hand that stayed on the ground for whiles. june broad heavy rains and deadly flooding to west
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virginia. more than 20 people died as 10 n just 12 hours. july marked earth's warmest in on record and in the u.s. warm water temperatures helped fuel a has i have toxic allergy bloom in florida with thick green slime blanketing beaches it saw flooding in the south, with deadly dead traffic flooding submerged thousands of homes and business there is as many rivers reached record levels. august also kick off a string of hurricane starting with hurricane earl max going out with 80 miles an hour wind. it made land fall in belize and triggered flood ago this killed more than three dozen people in mexico. later hurricane her mine hit, headaching land fall south of tallahassee florida as a category one storm. it knocked out power from florida through the mid-atlantic. then by early october, hurricane matthew, the years deadliest storm, hit haiti as it devastating category four hurricane that scraped the coast of florida and came a shore this south carolina
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triggering major damage and inland flooding in the carolinas. by november u.s. was seeing a major snowstorm before thanksgiving moving across the country bringing blizzard conditions to some areas. by the even of the month drought conditions in the south east, helped fuel forest fires including fires in tennessee, that killed more than dozen people. and around the same time, tennessee anal bam a also saw series of deadly tornadoes. but in the end, the biggest weather head line, 2016 will go down as the hottest year ever recorded on planet earth, since weather data first started being kept back in the 19th century n new york i'm "fox news" chief meteorologist rick reichmutt
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