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>> good morning, 7:00 a.m. on this saturday, december 6 here's some of the stories we're following on "action news." philadelphia police are investigating a deadly accident involving a pedestrian on the boulevard overnight. a final farewell today for three children killed by their mother inside a home in the new jersey pinelands. it's a soggy start to the weekend, will it be a complete washout? , the man with the answers is outside with a look ahead at the accuweather forecast. nobody knows, right, chris? >> reporter: my answer is sort of. we'll see patchy drizzle throughout the morning hours and steady soaking rain this afternoon. satellite and degree of care showing showers up in
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allentown and poconos and trenton. if you're doing christmas shopping i've been talking about this all morning, the earlier you get it done, the better off you'll be, because the rain intensifies through the afternoon hours. around lunchtime we expect the soaking rain to develop. when all is said and done we expect 3/4 to an inch of rain. we'll see ponding on roads and the visibility will be reduced at times, especially if you get underneath a heavier downpour. all this shut off 9:00 p.m. west to east. we'll allow 9 to midnight. 3/4 of an inch to an inch. temperatures are above freezing. we had icing issues in the poconos the higher elevations are above freezing. tanersville, 34. chester, 43, glassboro, 44 and
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woodbine 45 degrees, one out of two ain't bad we'll see a dreary start to the weekend. return of sunshine for sunday, but we'll deal with the gusty winds as strong as 30 to 40 miles per hour, that will create windchills in the 30s for the eagles game, 4:25 start. when i step back inside we'll talk about that and the coastal threat for tuesday. eva? >> new this morning, a man is dead after being hit by a car on the boulevard. police spent the night talking to the driver that hit him. the 44-year-old man was hit this morning while crossing the outer lanes of the boulevard. the man was killed instantly. police have tested the driver for driving under the influence, so far no arrests or charges in the accident. a deadly hit-and-run is unsolved in bridgeport, montgomery county. a man was hit by two suvs. le a ford explorer similar to
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this was the if irs vehicle involved, that driver stopped for a moment at the scene near east atlantic -- and ford street. the cadillac suv hit the victim. one car was involved in two accidents just minutes apart. the car hit the concrete barrier on i-95 by the delaware avenue exit. two men got out of the car, not long after that, another vehicle plowed into the disabled car. the two men and other driver are seriously injured they are being treat the at hanheman hospital. a montgomery county woman is behind bars after setting her neighbor's home on fire. that neighbor is a police detective and authorities say it's not the first time the
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woman lashed out at him. >> reporter: half of admonishes drive in lower pottstown grove is ready for christmas. this fire was intentionally set by this woman, his next-door neighbor. state police say she was caught on tape. >> is they took a long expanded grill litter and lights the ornaments on fire. >> reporter: the detective installed security cameras before leaving for a two week trip to disney world with his family after he suspected her of vandalizing his suv. she believed he was responsible for the on going incarceration of her son who had issues with drug abuse and run-ins with the law. >> we're glad we don't have to worry about a serial arsonist.
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>> reporter: the neighbor was the first to call 911, after her dog sadie woke up the family. >> reporter: around 2:20 she started barking again, and he went downstairs, and saw like an orange glow in our front window and he ran told me to call 911. >> it's an up setting beginning to the holidays, but some are lucky that sadie barked when she did from preventing the fire from spreading to more homes. the neighbor has been charged with arson and her bail has been set at $1 million. mourners will gather in tabernacle new jersey to say goodbye to three children allegedly shot to death by their own mother. funerals will be held for the nicholas, alexander and nadia.
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the mother died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. the search continues this morning for 21-year-old shane montgomery, volunteers fanned out along south street in south philadelphia to distribute flyers about the missing west chester university student. they stopped by bars in manayunk. montgomery was last seen leaving kildare's early thanksgiving morning. 43-year-old michael oliver is behind bars on a million dollars bail charged with the beating death of a 4-year-old girl. authorities in salem county say oliver was caring for the child and three others at the home on south broad street when the girl went into cardiac arrest. authorities say she suffered massive blunt-force trauma. a drunken driver who killed and hit two teenage cousins in
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south jersey will spent the next 18 years in prison. he admitted he was impaired and texted when he hit the cousins back 2012. the victim's family spoke during an emotional sentencing in cape may courthouse yesterday. >> i forgive you. [ no audio he said i am a mons. the latest woman to accuse cosby said cosby give her alcohol and later woke up bruised and in bed of him.
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she accused marv albert of sexual assault in 1977. 17 women cooled cosby of sexual misconduct. he has not been charged in any case. chris christie has been cleared of the so-called bridgegate scandal. they found no evidence that christy was aware of closures on george washington bridge that caused major gridlock. there were allegations that he closed the bridge lanes in an act of political retribution. trump taj mahal has pushed back the scheduled closing date for the casino. the owner has been negotiating with union officials to keep the casino open. the new date is december 20th. if it closes it will be the 5th of the 12 casinos to shut
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its doors. a burlington county catholic school is on the version of closing its doors after a century of serving the community. st. paul burlington was start in 1870 and has 164 students from prekindergarten to 8th straight. the push is on to raise 250,000 by january 15th. >> it's devastating to know this could happen, but i think we could do it, because there's so many people who love this school. >> many other schools have raised way more than that in like two weeks, so i have faith and hope that we can do it. >> now, if the school real estate races all the money will be a temporary reprieve, they will have to do the same thing next year and every year to keep it open. still ahead, from the baseball diamond to the hard court, "action news" was there
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as mo'ne davis makes her debut in varsity basketball. and one man shows his love of the snoopy cartoon character with this snowy creation. >> reporter: it's raining heavily by afternoon, i'll have the timing when we come right back.
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♪ it's only for a couple nights ok. yep. it's my parents' rules. ♪
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baby. can i help you? no, uhhh i just brought a card... (sarcastically) for me? ♪ she'll love it. thanks. in the morning. yep. >> a wisconsin man is spreading his christmas cheer with snoopy snow sculpture, he turned a pile of snow day dollar tree parking lot into this masterpiece. it took 7 hours to create snoopy the dog complete with the message, merry christmas, you can see he put greenery around it. he has plans to create another sculpture next year at that very same spot. it is 7:12, thankfully we have no snow in the area. >> reporter: as a matter of
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fact, temperatures are on the mild side. it looks like a 50/50 weekend, we'll not see snow, we'll see rain. the jersey shore will see a little bit of sunshine. at least you're not seeing the rain as confined to areas north and west of the city, at that point. it's quiet down the shore, activity taking place north and west. right now we're sitting at 44 degrees, well above the freezing mark of 32. dewpoint, 41. winds out of the east/southeast at 3 miles per hour. boy, are the winds going to howl tomorrow. most ofmost ofmost ofmost of thl north and west. upper bucks county, berks county getting wet, as well. 44 in philadelphia. millville, 44. sea isle city a much milder temperature of 48. same thing with the boardwalk in atlantic city, dover, 45. lancaster, 40. even our far north western suburbs are well above freezing. that freezing mark of 32.
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the western suburbs are 37 to 38 degrees. the icing is well up here, this is towards saranac lake, new hampshire is up here. that's the rainstorm accuweather expects periods of rain and some of it will be heavy at times, lots of ponding on the roads, the heaviest developing after lunchtime, 12 or 1:00, from that point on, it's a steady, soaking rain. we get into sunday, this high bumbles the low out to sea -- bumps the low out to sea, but the pressure difference between the two creates the wind tunnel effect. we'll see winds at 20 to 30 miles per hour. and we'll see sun, but the wind will make it feel like the low to mid 30s. monday, all eyes focusing on this storm down south this is our coastal storm tuesday, that could bring periods of rain once again and strong gusty winds. 2:00 p.m., you can see the
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steadier rains southwest to northeast. from that point on that's how the rest of the day will pan out. periods of rain, some of it heavy. we'll see the rain up to 9:00, 10:00. tomorrow morning we'll see sunshine out there. rainfall totals range anywhere from half inch to an inch when all is said and done. it's a steady, soaking rain, no flooding issues out there, but with that said, there could ponding on the roadways. tuesday, the only issue that we face with this is the high that we have tomorrow, will sit and stall off the coast of maine. that comes up the coast and hit the high and has nowhere to go. it could be a 24 hour event of soaking rains and winds. the coastal is looking like rain, no snow. maybe the poconos that's about
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it. today, rain, 54 degrees that's the high. breezy and cooler overnight, 30 degrees outlet lying suburbs, 38 for center city. eagles, kickoff temperatures, 43, by the 4th quarter 38. with the winds gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour it will feel like the mid 30s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, we're down 10 tomorrow, windy and cooler, 44. feeling like 34. monday, clouding up again, 40 degrees, tuesday, rainy and breezy. 46 degrees, wednesday, lots of clouds, sticking around, breezy, showers during the morning. 44. thursday, sun and clouds, 44, friday sun and clouds, 46. >> don't forget you can take 6abc.com with you. the new smart design fits any device you have, whether it's your tablet or smart phone, no matter how large or small that screen. check it out by visiting 6abc.com anytime anywhere.> 20e
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protect themselves is to stay involved in finances and keep an eye on bank statements. if you think you are being taken advantage of, the senior law center can counsel you on the steps you need to take. >> we want them to know they are not alone and there are resources. >> reporter: the state of pennsylvania has an he would he shall -- elder abuse hot line you can reach out for help. lisa thomas-laurey channel 6 "action news."
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harleysville. enjoy breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00. take pictures with santa and tell him your wishes. $5 for adults and $4 for kids 6 to hard more family fun day, make cupcakes and crafts. it begins at 10:00 a.m. this morning. this is just for you phillies fans, the fighting phils will have their holiday sale and tree lighting, head to citizens bank park for pictures take the holiday photo on the field or sake a selfie with ben revere on the ball field. it happens from 11:00 to 6:00 p.m. today.
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as this area of low pressure comes up the coast it will the influence of the high. some of the forecast models have this doing a loop deloop before it pulls out to sea. if that happens it will mean a prolonged period of rain and wind for the dferl, -- delaware valley. tuesday, heavy rains, 1 to 2-inches and snow for the poconos. >> sports, the sixers look at their first win streak for the season and the eagles prepare for the champs. >> reporter: sixers have avoided their worst start in history, but they cannot get a win at home. sixers try to to get the first w at home. put down the fries and cheer for
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this. michael carter williams, 1 handed. sixers down as many as 20s, they make this thing a gain. sixers within 10 in the 4th. sixers within 7, but the thunder run away with it. sixers lose 103-91 they fall 1-18, sixers face the detroit pistons tonight. lesean mccoy mia from practice be he was excused for personal reasons. the eagles need the real mccoy to beat the number one defense in football. seattle is looking to bring down mark sanchez, eagles averaging 44 points in their last two home games, there's so much on the line they need a w to stay in sole possession of first place.
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they are playing for a first round bye. >> they are good players, we showed we can beat that team, as well, in our own way, so hopefully we bring our best in our three phases. >> it's all about how well we do together, if something goes wrong it's how the other phase picks up the other two phases. >> we'll get you for the big game on the eagles game kickoff and highlights on eagles game day final after "action news" at 11:00 on sunday. little league world series, mo'ne davis we know she can pitch, she play ball, too, making her versety debut last night. 3 comes off the bench and plays point guard and beats princeton. flyers in action in la, as well.
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that's sports, i'm jeff skeverski have a good day. >> we have much more coming up on "action news" saturday morning, stay with us we'll be right back.
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>> a row home is gutted by fire overnight forcing the family into the cold night air and the fire battalion chief is hurt
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while responding to the scene. a taxi driver and his passenger are hurt after crashing on i-95 and landing in some bushes. plus, we're tracking rain across the delaware and lehigh valleys, as the weekend begins. chris sowers is outside it's kind of spotty rain right now. >> reporter: we've seen better days, we have patchy drizzle on the terrace. steady rain is quienld well north an -- confined well north and west of the city. 80% of the area not reporting rain. you have to go into berks and lehigh valley to pick up any shower activity and a lot of that racing off to the northeast about 20 to 25 miles per hour. however, with that said as you look farther toward the west, the left-hand side of the screen, note all the moisture coming out of the appalachian states. there's an area of low pressure north of charleston. you can see that with the yellows. as that starts to pull east you can see the radars start to fill
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in the next couple of hours, it's that batch of moisture that will bring a miserable start to the weekend. we'll see periods of rain and some of it will come heavily at times. most locations are above five miles, but the far western suburbs where they are report going -- reporting the rain that's where the visibility is reduced. allentown, 4 miles. poconos.3. allentown, above freezing, 36, millville, 45. we're shooting for a high of 54 degrees, 6 degrees above average when all is said and done. once we get past lunchtime, that's when the steadier rain moves in. tomorrow looks better, we'll see the return of sunshine, but if it's not one thing it's the next, we won't be dealing with the rains, but the icy windchills and the gusty winds. we could see gusts as high as 40 miles per hour in parts of the area. i'll focus on that when i step back inside in just a few
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minutes and we'll have another look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> fire broke out in the row home sending five people out into the cold night air and it is a close call for the fire chief before he got to the blaze. smoke spread through the home on jasper street in port richmond section.read through the home on home was vacant, but smoke forced a family of five outside. the red cross is helping them with temporary housing. no word on what sparked that fire. on the way to the call, a fire chief was involved in a crash, police say a car ran a stop sign and hit the chief's suv on east atlantic avenue two blocks from the home on fire. a laptop hit the chief in the chest, but he refused medical attention. the woman driving the car was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. she faces a summons for running the stop sign and driving without a license. new this morning, a taxi carrying a passenger careens off i-95 and the driver says this
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was no accident. the taxi ended you mean in a marsh in the northbound bound lanes of up land, delaware county. the driver said he was run off the road by a tractor-trailer that never stopped. the driver and passenger were taken to crozer-chester medical center, both are expected to be okay. new this morning, the search is on for a gunman in a late night shooting in chester. one person was gunned down near the intersection of west carla lane and west 1th street. the victim was rushed to crozer-chester. who pulled the trigger and why is under investigation. search efforts continue this weekend for shane montgomery, the college student has been missing for a week and half now and there's no trace of him. last night, family and friends and volunteers expanded their search to south street. sharrie williams has the latest. >> reporter: with flyers and tape in hand, family, friends and volunteers expanded their
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efforts torched shane montgomery. -- to find shane montgomery. >> you only need one kid who thinks they know something or has seen something. him. >> reporter: until now the search focused in manayunk that's where the 21-year-old was last seen. he disappeared early thanksgiving morning. >> you wake up, you think you're going torched him, we hope -- to find him, we hope this is the day. >> reporter: now the search has taken on a new route, they are going not just to manayunk, but in bars and lounges in center city and places near campuses and asking people to check their cell phones if they had taken any selfies while they were out. >> see if you have a picture of
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shane that the police can take and pinpoint a time. >> reporter: saint john church in manayunk is headquarters for the search. volunteers continue to crank out leaflets with shane's picture and this help find shane montgomery facebook page continues to grow all while his family is hopeful for his safe return. >> we are holding up the only thing that gets us out of bed every day, we're on a mission to find shane and we will. >> reporter: meanwhile, the police and fbi are questioning surveillance video from surrounding businesses and private owners. sharrie williams channel 6 "action news." >> we continue the updates tore the search for shane montgomery at our website 6abc.com. president obama has confirmed sad news, american hostage luke somers is dead.
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he said somers was the victim of a barbaric murder in a failed rescue attempt in yemen. another non-u.s. citizen was killed. the president ordered the raid by special operations troops because it was believe his life was in danger. a yemeni official said he believed somers would be killed. he was killed in yemen's capitol while working as a photo journalist. "good morning america" will have more on this with brian ross. "good morning america" weekend is next following this broadcast at 8:00. a man is under arrest for stabbing people on a amtrak train in michigan. the at a -- attacker was agitated and traveling alone. before the train stopped and police arrived, the suspect stabbed an older gentleman in
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the chest and two others were stabbed. all four are in the hospital. police tasered the suspect and took him in for questioning. the family of a 12-year-old who was shot by a cleveland police officer is suing the city and the officers involved. attamir rice had a pellet gun wn he was shot by police. he died the next day. the cap on the front of the gun that signifies that it was a toy had been removed. the suit said the officers fired within seconds and claims there was a delay in providing medical assistance. >> michael brown's death will be in vein if we are just angry and go home and do nothing. >> voices echoed in the
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missouri rotunda, journey for justice, it began 7 days on the ferguson street where michael brown an unarmed black teen was shot and killed by a white police officer. the protesters say they are demanding an end to racial profiling and police misconduct. the past few nights, protesters in new york city have shut down streets bridges and tunnels. they are demonstrating against the grand jury decision to not indict a white police officer in the death of eric garner. of the hundreds of people march and many briefly laid down in macy's flagship store and grand central terminal and apple store. rolling stone manage has apoll guidessed for a -- apologized for a student who said she was gang raped in 2012. they regret not reaching out for
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the men she claims attacked her for their side of story. some say even if it isn't true they are glad it came out. >> even if it's not real it's a problem, even if it's not real it's probably still a problem. >> uva officials say the university remains foremost concerned with the care and support of our students and especially any survivor of sexual assault. bucks county authorities say they are planning on filing criminal charges in the football hazing scandal in central bucks west high school. they did not receive any criminal behavior by the player. they engaged in humiliating and inappropriate preseason behavior for the rookies. the head coach was fired and the rest of the season was canceled. philadelphia parking authority is trying to fix the
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kiosks in center city. anyone paying to park will have to cruise cash because the -- use cash, because the machines cannot use credit cards due to a wireless issue. blue angels are returning to the jersey shore. they will take part in the atlantic city air show. thunder over the boardwalk is the city's signature summer event and one of the best air shows in the region. you can catch all the high flying action september 2. still ahead "action news" saturday morning, sneezing, sniffling, coughing, the winter cold may not be the culprit behind what's ailing you. taking holiday decorator to new extremes. chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" saturday morning continues in just a moment.
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♪ it's only for a couple nights ok, yep. ♪ baby. uhhh ... (sarcastically) for me? ♪ she'll love it. thanks. check out the adorable new additions in washington, the 8 week old triplets went on debut. they weigh 3 pounds at birth. they are 17 pounds, the cubs all girls. the tigers are endangered species, 300 remain in the wild, 400 live in zoos. >> they are beautiful.
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>> reporter: ah.. i wanted a pet, i want a tiring or lion. i was watching the history channel last night and there was a guy playing with lions out in the wild. >> i'm not sticking my hand in there. >> reporter: let's go live on sky 6. i guess he grew up with a pack of lions or something like that, they trusted him. there's the view, look looking at the camden waterfront. we're talking about periods of rain and low visibility issues and ponding on area roads. if you're doing christmas shopping, let's flip it over to the numbers, if you're doing christmas shopping, the sooner you get it done, the better off you'll do. 44 degrees, well above the freezing mark of 32. dewpoint, 41. him winds out of the east southeast at 3 miles per hour. the pressure reading is steady. the magic number is 32.
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even the higher elevations of the poconos above freezing. tanersville, 34. martins creek 37. center city, 44 degrees, storm tracker 6 live double scan showing this morning's moisture is up to the north. it's running to the pennsylvania/new york state line. that will be moving east, we're watching moisture coming off the screen here that moves in later this afternoon. the area of low pressure is sitting north of charleston that's the storm. we'll see periods of rain, it will come down heavy at times. it's a quick mover, this is auto so sea at 9:00, 10:00. high pressure takes 0 over for sunday, sunday is a much better looking day, the only issue is the strong gusty winds, thanks to the pressure differences between the two, you get the driving wind out of the north, northwest. the fact that it's a canadian
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high it's going to be cooler to begin with. and you factor in a 30, 40-mile an hour windchills will be in the 30s. the this afternoon, the rain gets heavier and heavier. we're looking at anywhere from 3/4 of an inch to an inch. sometime around 9:00, 10:00 p.m. that's when this shut off and pulls out to sea. sunday morning, skies of blue, lots of sunshine, just a strong biting winds. 29 miles per hour if you're tailgating tomorrow afternoon in philadelphia. that translates into windchills hanging out into the low to mid 30s, this is what it will feel like all day, nice and mild today, chilly as we head into sunday. 54 degrees, rain developing, 47 in allentown, 56 in cape may. atlantic city, 56. dover closing in on 60. 57 or 58. overnight tonight, evening rain shut off before midnight, breezy, 30 degrees out lying
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suburbs, 38 for center city. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, the only other issue after that would be the coastal threat when we get into tuesday. 54 degrees today, periods of rain of some of it heavy. windy and cooler, sunny, 44. cloudy on monday, 40 degrees, coastal storm as we head into tuesday, for now, rainy and breezy, winds could gust anywhere from 25 to 35 miles per hour, could be flooding down the shore, wednesday, cloudy and breezy, morning shower, 44. thursday and friday, quieter and cooler with the temperatures in the 40s. >> they brought their heavy umbrellas, their coats and plenty of christmas spirits to chester county last night and familiar face was among the crowds. >> happy holidays! >> adam joseph took time from his paternity leave for an old fashioned christmas parade in west chester. dancers put on a show for the
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large group of people lining the parade route. >> everybody ready? yeah! >> our own vernon odem and gary papa's family was at the wayne christmas tree lighting ceremony. rain and dreary conditions didn't stop residents from enjoying their start of the season. santa traded in his sleigh for a ride on the fire truck. ♪this holiday season, my good friend gave to me♪
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>> good saturday morning, sky6 live hd taking a live look at cape may. you can see a lone fisherman out there. i'm sure it's chilly out there, real dedication to wake up this early to get the fish. 7:50, 44 degrees, in "healthcheck" have you been sneezing and sniffling it may not be a winter cold, it may be
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allergies. you don't have to worry about tree pollens, it's the indoor allergies, you're exposed to your pets and dust mites. >> a lot of people do this, we call that the allergic salute. runny sneezy congestion, those are the basic allergies symptoms. >> if it is dust mites that are causing you to sneeze, wash your linens in hot water. if you want the flu vaccine this year, the cdc said it may not be effective against the virus. the dominant strain of the flu has pliew at a timed. the -- mutated. 52% of the samples were different indicating a mutation or drift of the strain.
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the cdc is recommending people get vaccinated since it can decrease the severity of the illness. food and drug labels will be easier to understand for pregnant mothers. labels on prescription drugs must state what's known about the drug's impact on pregnancy and breast feeding. women take an average of 3 to 5 prescriptions during pregnancy. up next, chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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>> an ohio man has shown his love for the holiday season, bob
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has decked out his house with 50,000 lights and holiday themes, check it out. he said he starts setting up his decorations in october i would have guessed august. he flips the lights on by thanksgiving. he keeps they happen shining bright for the first week of january. he has been doing this for the last five years. it costs $500 to run the electricity during those months. that's a lot of work and money. >> i wonder how much his electric bill is $3,500. >> reporter: hopefully it's not too cold and you have to turn the heat on. >> reporter: here's the forecast for today. we have a 50/50 weekend. we have periods of rain it will be heavy at times. patchy fog and ponding on roads, a miserable start to the weekend. tomorrow is better, 44 degrees, it will be a cooler day, we'll see sunshine. the big issue for sunday will be
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gusty winds gusting as high as 30 to 40 miles per hour. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 54 today, 44 tomorrow. tomorrow is quiet in terms of any rain. 40 for monday, tuesday that's the coastal system, 46 degrees, looks like rain for everyone. the 0 only area that could see snow would be the poconos. >> good to know, 7:56 we're just a few minutes away from saying good morning to "good morning america." here's dan harris. >> reporter: eva good morning, we're leading with a broking story u.s. forces carrying out a covert operations inside yemen, a failed rescue attempt for luke somers. what went wrong brian ross will be here from the details. new bombshell from rolling stone magazine, the editor is saying the story about a gang raped victim from the university of virginia may not be true. the hollywood comedy finding itself in the middle of
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a real life drama. this was the interview produced by sony pictures more details are coming out about the hacking tea studio, could it be revenge for the movie? that's coming up on "g.m.a.," we'll see you soon. "action news" continues at 9:00 here's some of the stories we're working on for you. a deadly hit-and-run in montgomery county, has police looking for two drivers who took off. now for chris sowers and the entire "action news" team, i'm eva pilgrim, have a great saturday, we'll see you back here at 9:00.
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good morning, america. breaking right now, secret rescue mission. the failed efforts to save american hostage luke somers. held by al qaeda in yemen just days after his family pleads for his release. >> please show mercy. >> what happened in the surprise u.s. strike overnight. abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross is here with details. terror on a train. a man armed with a knife stabs four people on an amtrak train in michigan. passengers running for their lives after spotting blood. >> i heard somebody screaming and yelling. just loud noises, yelling. >> now in handcuffs. were there signs he was ready to snap? in a shocking twist, "rolling stone" now backing off its

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