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tangy lemon bars, and creamy cheesecakes. fiber one, that's the reality for drivers in center city already impacted by the upcoming nfl draft. we'll tell you everything you need to know to get around the detours. taking the oath. our next supreme court justice prepares to take his seat behind the bench and what's ahead for his office. and the adorable additions to the zoo now have names. we'll let you know when you can finally see them up close for yourself. >> how cute are they? nbc 10 news starts now. right now at 11:00, the nfl draft is still a few weeks away, but the traffic troubles are already here in philadelphia. a live look now over the ben franklin parkway where the first major phase of the draft
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construction went into effect late last night. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. the closures are around the art museum and the baen franklin parkway and kelly drive. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live with what drivers need to know. pamela? >> reporter: we are still a few week away almost from the start of thosefestities, but take a look. you can see trailers down here. they're beginning to unload things and they're setting the stage for fans. a lot of prep work being done right now. we want to give you a quick look from above from sky force 10. you see how much equipment is on the ground in the area and a stage is going up at the art museum. what does this all mean for you? some lane restrictions around the oval for the next month. the westbound center roadway of the parkway will be closed from east akins oval from spring garden street and that continues to kelly drive southbound where it will open up to three lanes
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of travel and in front of the art museum steps will be closed as they build the main stage. you can also expect to see traffic down to one lane southbound on kelly drive between 25th and the parkway. these closures are in place so that crews can assemble the 2017 nfl draft experience. the fun kicks off at noon on thursday, april 27th. admission is free and it is a family-friendly event. as you guys mentioned, this just the first set of closures that are going into effect. we have a full list of them on our website, nbc 10.com. >> reporting live, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> thanks for that. we want to talk about the road closures and how we get around that with jessica boyington. what are you seeing? >> again, the nfl draft restrictions will be one of the biggest problems we will see until about the first week of may. with the first round of closures and they're all going to be
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affected by this. septa busses detoured as well with route 27. here's savannah guthrie. and good morning, everybody. we are watching the white house, the rose garden where in just a few moments neil gorsuch will be sworn in as associate justice of the supreme court. president trump walking out right now, jessica gorsuch right behind him having received the first oath of office at the supreme court and now you can see them approach the podium and we'll hear comments from the president and associate justice gorsuch and the swearing in. let's take a listen. >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. friends and distinguished guests, welcome to the white house. we are gathered here today for a truly momentous occasion in our
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democracy. the swearing in of a united states supreme court justice. in particular, i am greatly honoreded honored to welcome to these grounds every sitting justice of the united states supreme court. welcome. [ applause ] thank you. mr. chief justice and fellow justices, it's a privilege to have you here to join in this historic moment on this very beautiful spring day in the rose garden. spring is really the perfect backdrop for this joyful gathering of friends because together we are in a process of reviewing and renewing and also rebuilding our country. a new optimism is sweeping
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across our land and a new faith in america is filling our hearts and lifting our sights. i would also like to recognize senator corey -- where's corey? corey gardner. mike leigh. where's mike? he's around here some place. thank you. and mike krapel. hi, mike. thank you very much and for all your work. thank you. [ applause ] and although he could not be here today i especially want to express our gratitude to senator mitch mcconnell for all that he did to make this achievement possible. so thank you, mitch. [ applause ] i would also like to give my appreciation to chairman grassley for conducting such a fair and professional confirmation. senator grassley.
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where is senator grassley? thank you. thank you. thank you, senator. finally, a profound thank you to louise gorsuch and to all of the gorsuch family, thank you. [ applause ] and louise, i've heard it first hand. i know what a total inspiration you are to your husband and to your entire family, so thank you very much. fantastic. thank you very much. [ applause ] we are here to celebrate history, the taking of the judicial oath by the newest member of the united states supreme court neil gorsuch.
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justice gorsuch, i want to congratulate you and your entire family it's something special. i've always heard that the most important thing that a president of the united states does is appoint people, hopefully great people like this appointment to the united states supreme court, and i can say this is a great honor. [ applause ] and i got it done in the first 100 days, that's even nice. you think that's easy? this ceremony has special meaning as justice gorsuch is filling the seat of one of the greatest supreme court judges in american history and that's antonin scalia who was a terrific judge and a terrific person. justice scalia was a patriot who revered our constitution. he was beloved by many, very
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many who are here today and he is deeply missed by all of us. i want to, at this time, recognize his incredible wife maureen who i got to know very well over the last short period of time, and maureen, please stand up. thank you very much. [ applause ] thank you and your family. thank you. thank you, maureen. americans are blessed to have in neil gorsuch a man who will likewise be a devoted servant of the law. over the past two months the american people have gotten to know, respect and truly admire our newest member of the united states supreme court. in justice gorsuch, they see a man of great and unquestioned integrity. they see a man of unmatched qualifications and most of all,
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and most importantly, they see a man who is deeply faithful to the constitution of the united states. he will decide cases based not on his personal preferences, but based on a fair and objective reading of the law. today, we have all three branches of government represented at this event. it is a very special thing, and a very special happening, and it's worth taking just a minute to remember what it all means. in our founders' incredible wisdom, they gave each branch of government a different role in our great republic. we have a congress to write the laws on behalf of the people. we have a president to enforce those laws and defend our nation, and we have a supreme court to apply and interpret the
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law in a fair and impartial manner when disagreements arise. the founders separated power because they knew it was the best way to protect our citizens and keep our constitution secure. justice gorsuch, you are now entrusted with the sacred duty of defending our constitution. our country is counting on you to be wise, impartial and fair, to serve under our laws and not over them and to safeguard the right of the people to govern their own affairs. i have no doubt you will rise to the occasion, and that the decisions you will make will not only protect our constitution today, but for many generations
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of americans to come. in just a moment justice gorsuch will be sworn in by justice kennedy, a great man of outstanding accomplishment. throughout his nearly 30 years on the supreme court, justice kennedy has been praised by all for his dedicated and dignified service. we owe him an enormous debt of gratitude, and i am honored that he is with us today. [ applause ] this is a very, very special moment because many years ago a young neil gorsuch started his legal career as a law clerk to justice kennedy. you remember that, right? it is a fitting testament to justice kennedy's impact that
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upon giving the oath to justice gorsuch he will become the first-ever supreme court justice to serve with one of his former law clerks. that's sort of a big deal, isn't it? i sort of like that. that's sort of good. [ applause ] it has never happened before. that's pretty good. it also shows you have a lot of respect for this man. that's very good. we're thrilled to have this historic moment with justice kennedy, with all of you here today, and with all americans watching us at home. justice gorsuch, i, again, congratulate you and your entire family, and i wish god's blessings on your amazing journey ahead. i have no doubt you will go down
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as one of the truly great justices in the history of the united states supreme court. i now invite justice kennedy to say a few words. thank you very much. [ applause ] >> thank you, mr. president. mr. chief justice, justice gorsuch and my fellow adherents to the idea to the reality and the rule of law. as many of you know, there are two oaths that a member of the federal judiciary must take. the first is the constitutional oath that so many of you are familiar with that applies to all three branches of the government. the second oath is one that applies just to federal judges. both of the oaths date from the founding of the republic, the
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judicial oath dates from 1789, and both of these oaths remind us that we as a people are bound together, we as a people find our definition, our respect, our heritage and our destiny in the constitution, and so justice gorsuch, there is one oath remaining for you to take, the judicial oath, before you may receive and accept your commission from the president of the united states. are you ready, justice gorsuch, to take the oath? >> are you ready to take the oath, justice gorsuch? please raise your right hand and repeat after me.
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i, neil m. gorsuch, do solemnly swear. >> i, neil m. gorsuch, do solemnly swear. >> that i will administer justice without respect to persons. >> that i will administer justice without respect to persons. >> and do equal right to the poor and the rich. >> and do equal right to the poor and the rich. >> that i will faithfully and impartially discharge and perform. >> that i will faithfully impartially discharge and perform. >> all of the duties incumbent upon me. >> all of the duties incumbent upon me. >> as associate justice of the supreme court of the united states. >> as associate justice of the supreme court of the united states. >> under the constitution and laws of the united states. >> under the constitution and laws of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. [ applause ]
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[ applause ] >> i see before me so many to whom i owe so much. i know i would not be here today without your friendship and support. thank you all from the bottom of my heart. i want to thank the president for nominating me, and for the great confidence in trust he proposed in me.
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i want to thank the vice president for his constant encouragement and friendship throughout this process. it's not possible to mention here everyone i should mention, but i would be remiss if i didn't thank the president's counsel don mcgan and mike paleta, the vice president's counsel and every single person in the white house's council's office for their tremendous and tireless support. i want to thank kelly ayotte and my day to day team for their humor, for their sage advice, for their faith as we spend months and so many miles trooping together through the senate complex. i want to thank every single person and there are so many in the white house and the department of justice who worked through so many late nights and long weeks on my behalf.
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i want to thanks, too, senator mcconnell and senator grassley and their excellent teams for their support and leadership, and i must thank my former law clerks, and my dear friends who gave so much of themselves so selflessly through these last three months. you are dear to me. this is truly your doing, and this is your day. i wish i could mention each of you by name, but you know who you are, and you know your names are etched in my heart forever. this process has reminded me just how outrageously blessed i am in my law clerks and in my family and in my friends, and i hope that i may continue to rely on each of you as i face this new challenge. to my former colleagues and the wonderful staff of the 10th circuit, i thank you for your faithful service and your
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friendship over so many years. to my new colleagues and the staff of the supreme court, thank you for the very warm welcome. i look forward to many happy years together, and i cannot tell you how honored i am to have here today my mentor, justice kennedy, administer the judicial oath, a beautiful oath as he did for me 11 years ago when i became a circuit judge. to the scalia family, i won't ever forget that the seat i inherit today is that of a very, very great man. to my wife, louise, and my daughters emma and bindi, thank you for your perseverance and your patience, your courage and your love. i simply could not have attempted this without you. to the american people, i am
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humbled by the trust placed in me today. i will never forget that to whom much is given, much will be expected, and i promise you that i will do all my power to permit to be a faithful servant of the constitutional and laws of this great nation. thank you. [ applause ] >> and we've been watching the swearing in of the next justice of the supreme court, neil gorsuch with the federal judge for the last 11 years and earlier in his career clerk for justice anthony kennedy who, of course, administered the oath just a few moments ago. let's go to pete williams, nbc justice correspondent where the oath was taken this morning and he's ready to hit the ground running. there is work for this judge to do. >> reporter: he doesn't have much choice. his first official duty will be friday when the judges will meet
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in the first closed-door conference to decide what to do next and it takes four votes to grant a case. there's one that's been bouncing around for several weeks and it's a test of whether businesses can refuse to provide their services for same-sex weddings if they have religious objections. there is another big case pending here about whether the second amendment provides the right to have a gun outside the home. it was in 2008 when the supreme court said the second amendment provid has the right to provide a gun inside the home. and the final 13 cases of this term and the big one there is a religious freedom case. it comes from missouri. it's a challenge to laws in about half the states that says state money cannot be given directly or indirectly to churches. a lutheran church in missouri applied for money under the program to resurface its
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playgrounds. they said no, you can't have the money and that's discrimination when other non-profits would get the money and not those connected with churches. he can't vote on cases argued before he got here, but he will hit the ground running, savannah. >> thank you so much. let's swing over to the white house where peter alexander is standing by. the newest justice neil gorsuch, 49 years old, potentially could spend decades on the court. this is obviously, one of the most momentous choices that a president can make. >> reporter: yes, saa van a you're exactly right and i spoke to a conservative in the rose garden and said this is perhaps the most important decision this president can make, a supreme court justice lasts longer than any other pick on this day. politically, it's his biggest triumph so far with the failure of the effort to repeal and replace obamacare. no real movement in terms of tax cuts and infrastructure. finally, the president has something to hang his hat on as he jokes in the remarks saying i got it done in less than 100
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days. this, in effect, binds the president's coalition. it succeeds in doing here as president that he promised as candidate that he would accomplish. it's notable that president trump said he may have this opportunity many more times, notably three of the eight justices who are on the bench right now are 78 years of age or older. so it is unclear whether or not if in the case of a few years president trump will have the opportunity to a sway the court to a conservative bench. >> there will be a full wrap up tonight on nbc "nightly news" with lester holt and we'll return you to regular programming. i'm savannah guthrie in new york. this has been an nbc special report. we have much more still ahead on nbc 10 news at 11:00. turning up the heat, world leaders gather and put the pressure on russia following last week's chemical attacks in syria. take a look at the
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tickets for military and first responders. first alert meteorologist krystal klie has a look at the forecast. >> we are warming quickly out there. it's 65 degrees in philadelphia and 67 in wilmington and the mid-60s in areas like pottstown and allentown up to 63 and look at mount pocono, 66. 70s on the board with dover and atlantic city now at 70 degrees. it's clear out there. plenty of sun and thin clouds mostly along the northern edge and that's how it will stay today. we are dry. we are sunny and just a little breezy out there as we progress through the day and here's what we're looking at through the afternoon. 80, 75 degrees at 2:00 and by 5:00 p.m., 77 degrees and those are the breezes i was talking about. some of us are looking at temperatures that are right near record setting or tying. so we'll take a closer look at that and we'll talk more about when the temperatures start to fall down to seasonal averages coming in a few minutes.
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>> thanks for that. a suspect is under arrest in philadelphia in a hit and run where two people were hurt and one of them critically. we shot this exclusive video of the man in cut stody. police say the man hit two people and drove away. a witness followed his car and called police when he parked outside his home on frayly street. police arrested him after checking out the damaged car. it happened just before 10:00 last month on north marsden street. police say a 27-year-old man was killed, a 47-year-old man is in critical condition. police are still looking for a motive for the shooting. there are no arrests and in cumberland county, a man is dead following a possible drive-by shooting there. police say the gun fire broke out yesterday afternoon on east chestnut street. the victim was shot while walking down the street. investigators have not released the victim's name or announced any arrests. >> one person is in the hospital
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and another is on the loose possibly wounded after a shootout in southwest philadelphia. nbc 10 was on the scene at 49th and woodland avenue around 4:30 this morning and that's where police say one person was shot in the hip while talking to someone in the car. they say the victim pulled a exar and he was licensed to carry and return fire. it is unclear if the first gunman was shot. new this morning, philadelphia police just released new video of a person of interest wanted in the murder of a well-known community activist. take a look at this. it's the man in the surveillance video they want you to look at. police are not saying what connection he has to the murder of winnie harris and they released video of another person of interest in the case. there is a $20,000 reward for information leading for an arrest and conviction. winnie harris was found shot to death in her west philadelphia home. she headed the green non-profit. happening now, prosecutors are continuing to lay out their
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evidence tying eric frein. on friday his father testified for the prosecution saying he hadn't been in their home for months before the shooting and witnesses laid out a list of things found in frein's hideout including comedy dvds, gun, ammo and sniper training manuals. testimony is expected to wrap up today in the trial of three teens accused in the death of a delaware high school student. amy joyner-francis died on the bathroom floor shortly after she was attacked by three students. israel has closed its border crossing to egypt after a threat of of a militant attack. >> this comes as egypt is reeling from a pair of suicide bombings during two church services. nbc's kelly cobiella reports from cairo. >> reporter: the palm sunday choir at st. george's church in tanta was just beginning to sing and then this -- the pews
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stained with blood. parishioners in shock, many dead. the government says a bomb was hidden under a pew close to the altar. there was blood everywhere, this man says. all of the windows were shattered. security was right at the door on a holiday like this. there should have been more security, he says. a few hours later at the gates of a cathedral ini alexandria, suicide bomber tried to get inside and a child was playing outside when the bomber blew himself up. in all, 40 dead and egypt's christian minority angry and afraid. a group affiliated with isis claimed responsibility for the bombings, but nbc has not been able to authenticate that claim. the terror group vowed to ramp up attacks on christians here. last december, a suicide bomber killed 28 of the coptic cathedral in cairo. egypt's president abdel fatah al sisi declared a state of
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emergency and put more uptroopsn the streets and vows to fight isis. christians are wondering if they can ever be safe. there are more funerals today for both christians and muslims killed in these two attacks and more questions about security, about whether people were properly screened before going into those churches. all of this ahead of pope francis' upcoming visit later in the month. the vatican says that visit will go forward. back to you. >> kelly cobiella reporting from cairo. russia and iran are renewing their support for syria following last week's u.s. missile strike. the military strike came in response to a deadly chemical weapons attack on civilians. secretary of state rex tillerson said syria, russia and iran bear great moral responsibility for that attack. u.s. secretary of state stillerson is in italy where he's meeting with foreign ministers and the group of seven industrialized nations.
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the g7 ministers are set to talk about the strikes on syria and they hope to pressure russia to end its support of president bashar al assad. in sweden, memorials are being held for the victims of last week's truck attack. a moment was silence was held in stockholm. four people were killed when a hijacked truck was driven up a main street and eventually plowed into a department store in the city center. police arrested a 39-year-old man from uzbekistan whose residency application was rejected last year. investigators say he was known to be sympathetic to extremist organizations. police are not relying information about that person. in southern wisconsin, schools are closed as police search for a man who stole guns and sent an anti-government manifest onto president trump. joseph jakubowski is accused of stealing more than a dozen weapons from a gun shop last week. police say he set his gun on fire, threatened to harm schools and public officials and mailed
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a 161-page manifest onto president trump detailing anti-government grievances. the fbi is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. today dylann roof is set to plead guilty to state murder charges in the deadly mass shooting in a south carolina church. he was sentenced to death for killing nine parishioners at emanuel ame church and today's expected plea is a an attempt to avoid the death penalty. five children were hurt when the bounce houses were blown on to oncoming traffic as people scrambled to grab it and hold on. officials say the inflatables were anchored down by stakes and straps, but still went 35 to 40 feet up in the air and two children suffered serious injuries. soar to new heights and the high-tech suit that's turning one inventer into a real-life
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we all know how life imitates art especially when it comes to superheroes. >> brace yourself. wait until you see this video. this is a real-life iron ♪ ♪ >> no, it's real. here's the story. richard browning of the uk is an amateur inventer and came up with the flying exoskeletal suit and he points the engines in the direction that he wants to go. the high-tech suit cost him $250,000. >> he says he's going to improve the technology so he can fly higher and longer. pretty amazing. the jewish holiday of passover begins at sundown this evening and the celebration runs for eight days.
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[ speaking foreign language ] >> passover recalls the story of moses and the ancient hebrews' escape from slavery and egypt. families and friends gather the first two nights for the a original meal known as sader. it includes songs and hide and seek games for children. the jewish community is hosting a seder, and the sons of jacob congregation and gloucester and salem counties host that event. >> the two newest members of the elmwood park zoo now have names. >> they are so super cute. these are the cubs, meet diego and luna. the 3-month-old cubs were having a ball playing with those easter eggs. how cute is that? they're not on public display yet, but the zoo hopes to begin
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member preview at the end of the month and everyone will get to see them starting may 5th. a brand new film festival is coming to philadelphia. nature lovers, this one is for you. a look at the environmental impact on the earth. here's a look outside of eastern pennsylvania, and high-level clouds and plenty of sunshine and we're talking 80s and how long those last coming up.
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y2bphy y5yy it's estimated that every 98 seconds in this country someone is sexually assaulted. april is sexual assault awareness month and tomorrow night a local organization will honor three champions who worked tirelessly to end the violence of sexual assault. dr. monique howard is the executive director of war women organized against rape which is hosting the bridge of courage reception and silent auction. that think so much for being here. >> thank you. thank you for having me.
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>> for people who don't know, tell us more about your organization. >> sure. it's the only rape center in north philadelphia, and among the first in the state and we're really excited and weave been around for 45 years and our mission, although it's big is the elimination of sexual assault and sexual violence and we do that in a number of ways. we provide 24-hour hotline, so if you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or raped they can call 24 hours a day. we have counseling and therapy, education and community outreach and so we are working the streets of philadelphia to inform people about rape and sexual assault, ways to reduce the risk and ways to eliminate it. >> speaking of informing people, you always tell people that it affects everybody. everybody. all age groups. >> yes, it does. we provide services for children as young as 2, and we had a senior in the 80s last year. >> so talk about the event that you have coming up. >> wonderful. i'm really excited about the
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event. this is our annual bridge of courage reception and silent auction. this year we are giving out an inaugural carol johnson award. carol johnson humanitarian award, carol johnson was the executive director for years and she started phenomenal work in the city and getting the city of philadelphia to respond to sexual violence and rape and getting rape to be a priority and received really great attention and so she retired just last year and i'm replacing her, so i have awesome shoes to fill even though i bring my own, but her shoes are awesome and this year for the first time we are giving the carol johnson humanitarian award to retired special victims unit captain john darby because together they work with the city on responding sexual assault and mobilizing law enforcement and advocating for serviceses and we have two bridge of courage awards to individuals that tirelessly
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respond to our mission, as well and that's lorraine from i heart media and the daily news. we're excited it's tomorrow at the logan from 5:30 to 8:00. >> i'll remind viewers that the bridge of courage reception and silent auction is tomorrow night 5:30 to 8:00 at the logan in center city and check out our nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we're starting with a live look outside in cape may, new jersey. blue skies and plenty of sun overhead and another very nice day on tap. temperatures have been skyrocketing out there. take a look at our philadelphia neighborhoods. officially the airport we're at 65 degrees and look at center city. 71, and you're also in the low 70s and same thing for summerdale and port richmond. we are in the 70s here and some of us, i believe, by this afternoon will be around 80
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degrees. here's our radar and satellite view, there are no clouds to track and no rain to track, and if i stretch all this all of the way out, come is why we can say with confidence it is a pretty dry forecast as we move forward. take a look at the temperatures we'll be hitting by this afternoon, 80 in center city and 79 in summerton and up to 78 degrees in lansdale and the lehigh valley to cooks county, and willentown, 79, a possibility as we get later in the day. through new jersey and same deal and we're across the map at 79 and voorhies and trenton, and we're looking in delaware and 78, wilmington and for smyrna. sunny conditions across the map for today. today is warm, warmer than average and we should be in the mid-60s and how about as we get into tomorrow and we're talking about potentially breaking records and tying them, and the
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record is 84 tomorrow and we are forecasting a high at 84 degrees. in allen town close, but not quite there at 80. look at this map, almost all talking 80s and mid-70s and in wilmington, with the forecast high tomorrow which will also tie a record for warmth and these are more like summer temperatures than our spring temperatures and just for a couple of days before we start to see the changeover back to the 60s. gusts at 25 miles per hour with the temperature of 80 degrees, and 84 on tuesday with the mix of sun and clouds and this is not a washout day and you see the drop in temperatures of 71 degrees. we do get the 60s though, thursday into friday, saturday, as well and mid-60s and a little boost to the 70s with the chances of rain and mostly, that will be overnight into early monday, but overall, that is a pretty good ten-day forecast.
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>> thank you, crystal. we all know philadelphia is a city of first, and this is the birthplace of america and the home of fairmount park and now our city is getting set to host the first of its kind film festival. the film festival is happening next weekend during earth day weekend and here with us this morning is executive director deborah wolf goldstein along with film festival's artistic director, and thank you both for being here and tell us about the film festival and why philadelphia was chosen to host it. >> thanks for having us, vai. film festival will debut, and just two weekses and it will be at the prince theater in downtown, philadelphia and we have three wonderful days of programming. we have 26 films from many different countries and i have environmental law background and i'm an environmental lawyer and thought that it was time for
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philadelphia to have its own environmental film festival and it's wonderful to work with alexandra with her film background. >> this is the inaugural film festival that you've had a tremendous response for filmmakers around the world. tell us about that. >> we have. we have over 230 films submitted from 23 countries around the world. we have a panel who tirelessly watched all 200 and some films and rated and ranked them to come up with a selection of 26 films and we are very happy to bring this to philadelphia because we did a quick google search when we were first thinking about this and we realized most major cities in america and around the world have an environmental film festival including abu dhabi in amsterdam and philadelphia didn't. >> as an environmental lawyer, you feel satisfied with how environmental concerns are portrayed in the films? >> we have everything from
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animated shorts to feature length documentary films and there's something for everyone in our lineup and we have a youth block on saturday morning with a 13-year-old filmmaker who is coming in to talk to our audience afterwards. we have a regional panel in the afternoon with three local filmmakers who are coming in to talk about their films and i think there's something for everyone in thefest. >> can you give me a rough ballpark. do you know how many films will be showing? we'll show 26 total and our opening night feature is before the flood. we will be honoring director fisher stephens and he'll be accepting our first environmental advocacy award which we'll be thrilled about and we'll have the throwback film of avatar, and which is one of the best of all time. >> we'll have the privilege of working with james cameron and i come from the film industry and when avatar was a dream and conception and it was nice to bring it to philadelphia for a
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throwback film. >> and the whole deal. >> that will be amazing. and the philadelphia environmental film festival is happening earth day weekend and april 23rd on broad and chestnut streets. >> nbc 10.com was the nbc 10 app. >> thank you very much for coming in and telling us all about it. we'll be right back. >> i'm nbc 10's keith jones. i'm aaron coleman, missing us on facebook like nbc 10's page and first-alert weather and
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