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>> good morning, it is 6:00 a.m. on on this monday, june 16 here's what's happening. >> septa's regional rails are running again. we'll have more on how president obama intervened and how the contract dispute is far from over. >> a house erupts? flames in south jersey, and it is being called suspicious. >> the spurs win the nba.
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it's a game that was seen on 6abc. >> reporter: good morning we have a great start to our workweek, we have sunshine and few clouds. the temperatures in philadelphia, 66. 54 in allentown, trenton, 57. along the coastline you're in the mid to upper 60s already heading out the door this morning, satellite and radar, showing we have clear skies bright sunshine you see a few clouds that are streaming in from the north and you can certainly see the clouds that are building in from the west, but today we're going to have a day with early sunshine fading behind some clouds this afternoon. 8:00 a.m., 72. 1 1:00 a.m. we're up to 80 with bright sunshine, by 2:00 p.m. really warm, but terribly humid, 85 and more clouds are starting to fill in in the afternoon, by 5:00 p.m. 86 degrees, a fair amount of cloud cover and just a spotty shower or thunderstorm in one or two places. 87 for your high today. we're turning up the heat this week kind of changing the
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weather pattern details coming up in the accuweather seven day in just a minute, matt. >> reporter: oh, karen, you gave us a good weekend. >> reporter: right. >> reporter: hello, now the full pellman. good morning everybody, on the traffic and transit front things are looking better than they could have looked. mean the regional rails are running on time. if you're taking a regional rail train you're in luck that strike lasted one day. we're looking at other issues including a downed tree in west conshohocken still out here blocking balligomingo road stay on 320 to get around that blockage this morning. we're getting word of a broken down vehicle in berks county on the westbound lanes of 422 near ben franklin highway. watch out for that. so far so good on the roosevelt
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boulevard. we have construction on the tacony-palmyra stay on the betsy ross bridge cough up the few extra dollars to do that instead. on i-95 speeds are starting to drop in the work zone at cottman and southbound by girard. this is the scene along i-95 at girard where we have the northbound work zone, you can see the blockage. right lane. that northbound work zone is expected to extend toward allegheny avenue tonight. it has expected to happen last monday night, so tonight, 10:00 p.m. we expect the northbound work zone to extend. >> let's go back to the transit situation, tens of thousands of people who depend on septa's regional rails to get to and from work are breathing a sigh of relief. the commuter trains are working on schedule following a one day strike over the weekend. katherine scott joins us live at
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the bala station with the details. >> reporter: people were thinking constituency plans, what would happen if there was a walkout. there was a strike that lasted one day. normal separations are in effect at -- normal operations are in effect at bala and other regional stations. on sunday regional trains were moving again. 400 workers haven't had contracts in five years, they wanted an additional 3% on top of the raises offered and retro pay. president obama created a 3-member emergency board to hear arguments from septa's two unions. the regional rails carry 60,000 passengers each weekday. commuters are looking for a more permanent solution here. >> a long term solution wobble better, so that possibly this
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doesn't happen next summer or the summers to come. >> reporter: animal as for that board, the hearings are expected to begin next week and they should make the recommendation to the president by mid july. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> new this morning on "action news," a suspicious fire is under investigation in south jersey. camden county police are questioning a number of people after a fire erupted at old collings avenue and waterford works. fire and smoke bellowed from the house as crews pulled up to the scene. no word on what started the fire or if anyone was hurt. >> a shooting over the weekend stunned a quiet lehigh valley community. police are searching for the gunman who opened the fire near bethlehem's yasko's park. one man was wounded. people are thankful that the gun
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violence didn't unfold later in the day when children are playing in the area. >> a systems failure made for a frustrating experience for customers at target. maribel is live at the nasdaq in time square with more on that. >> reporter: glitch in the customer checkout caused delays and long lines for customers. target i should a statement after reports of social media began surfacing from shoppers complaining of long lines for people with debit cards. starbucks will offer education for first two years, starbucks will pay full tuition costs for employees who work 20 hours and week and enroll in
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arizona university. 2014 world cup will be the most social sporting event ever world cup was mentioned 19 million times in the blog adobey tracks. the months long tournment is ahead of the olympics and super bowl. it sounds about right, especially when you get to say goal! >> u.s. team playing ghana 6:00 a.m. our time -- 6:00 p.m. our time, they begin their trek of the group of death. ghana they can beat. >> they have fallen to ghana before, so fingers crossed. >> reporter: let's look at storm tracker 6 live double scan around region we're dry right
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now we'll be tracking a spotty shower or thunderstorm later on this evening. let's take you outside and start this day off, because it's a beauty. we're looking live on sky 6 in hd i think today is the pick of the week, because it's not terribly humid just yet, but you see the bright sunshine there as you look owe ben franklin bridge. 66 degrees. 54 in allentown, 59 in millville and 66 in sea isle city. we have mostly sunny skies just a few high clouds trying to stream in here or there in the region. much of the area right now you can see clouds buildings in from the west, as well. by the afternoon hours we'll seal the clouds fill in just a little bit more. let's take a wider look at satellite and radar, it will take a while for it to track into the region. in the meantime we'll be in the warm sector. we're getting warm today with a
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south/southwesterly flow 87 degrees for your high. it will be cooler at the coastline where temperatures will struggle to get to 80. we're watching for a spotty shower horror -- or thundershower this afternoon. here's how the day will play out. 75 degrees, 82 noon, 3:00 p.m., 86 degrees, 6:00 p.m., 85 degrees a couple of showers or thunderstorms in spots, but i don't think everybody sees them. the daytime is dry, it's more in the nighttime hours you get that. 87 for the high, not horribly humid with a spotty shower later on this evening. tomorrow we turn up the heat, hot and humid, 90 degrees for your high. first time we hit 09 since september. wednesday, 92. thursday not as hot, 875 few
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clouds and sunshine maybe a shower around. friday, partly sunny skies, 84. by the weekend summer officially arrives 6:51 saturday morning, you could see a high of 83 degrees. it's going to be a nice one under partly sunny skies, sunday clouds and sunshine, a chance of a shower at night, daytime looks good, 83. how about the weather patterns during the week, it gets unsettled, steamy it looks great. >> thank you, karen. 6:10 a rails against time a growing wildfire forces residents from their california homes. >> coming up new at 6:00 a.m., stick to your diet with every sip. we'll tell you about the smart cup that knows what you drink and whether or not it's good for you. >> reporter: super highway 1 by maple avenue all the construction is gone. we'll talk about chester county and a work zone in montgomery
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county and see what the travel times look like in new castle county. >> there's a texas-size celebration going on. hear from the newly crowned nba champs later on "action news."
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>> welcome back what a beautiful picture you're taking a live look on sky6 live hd this morning into cape may, new jersey. it's going to be a steamy kind of week. we'll be in the 80s today and 90s as the day goes on. great week to be down the shore if you can. >> i know somebody who was down the shore this weekend. >> reporter: sitting on the beach and watching the dolphins go by. this morning i'm so happy to be here, i wouldn't want to be back down there, at all. it's a good monday morning. if we have to head back and start the would workweek this ie way we like to do. malvern, chester county, it's a nice dry ride through the work zone. here's more good news for you on friday afternoon they reopened the ramp from swedesford road to the southbound side of 202 coming out of great valley
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coming toward exton, you can do that again. no delays yet, at least. here's something to avoid in west conshohocken it's a downed tree that's closing balligomingo road between port handle and front stay with us -- portland and front street. no issues along the schuylkill expressway speeds in the 50s, blue route, 476 is nice and clear, 5 miles per hour there, as well by conshohocken. new construction project starts today, though, here in souderton they are working on the intersection where could youpath road and godshall road all come together. one possible alternate is allentown road. heads up on that one in the saturday ton area. 476 work going on both ways
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north of lansdale, the work zone northbound past quakertown has cleared out. >> residents in a central california community have been told to evacuate as a wildfire comes howling in their direction. the u.s. forest service said 3 square miles in and around sequoia national forest have burned. westerly winds and drought-like conditions are fueling the flames. the fire is 10% contained. >> facebook is updating it's massaging app. >> reporter: facebook is making it easier to send short video messages to your friends. you can send 15 second video clips from the ios or android device. galaxy tab x fink print reading and -- finger print
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reading and secure business app, the starting price $400. google glass could play a role in your next doctor visit. doctors will store everything they see in the exam and store it in the cloud for future reference. the vessel smart cup keeps track of the amount of sugar, coal and caffeine consumed. it's expected to go on sale next year. >> gary pappa widow's springs into action when a man has an parent heart attack during the gary pappa run. >> king james gets dethroned in is san antonio. >> reporter: we had a gorgeous weekend and mostly sunny skies for the first half, 66 degrees in philadelphia. 54 in allentown, 57 in millville. seve
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♪ >> a runner who took part in the gary pappa run yesterday spent the night at thepart in university of pennsylvania hospital after collapsing during the run. else alive thanks to the quick response to he, fortunately, people including gary's widow kathy. she is a register nurse who joined a team of nurses and doctors who ran to the aid of the man who is battling stage four prostate cancer suffering a heart attack. when the ambulance took him to the hospital, the good samaritans left the scene without giving their names. >> we would love it if they would come forward and identify themselves. anyone involved in the situation we would love to thank you personally. >> his wife said she is
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overwhelmed that the doctors and kathy gave to her husband. >> reporter: good work to them. good stuff. >> i was out there. >> reporter: let's head outside to the roads, 422, right where it says sky 6 there's a broken down vehicle. not too big of a deal. traffic is getting by. the "d" v in amity township has cleared out. on the northbound side of 422 normal building volume. we have an overturned vehicle in galloway township in the northbound bound lanes taking out the right lane. septa buses and trollies running on a new schedule starting yesterday. >> reporter: we have a good start to our day, and to our weekend. bright sunshine, noon, 82. no weather problems, 3:00 p.m.,
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it will be warm, 86 degrees. our high is 87. by 6:00 p.m. coming down to 85. we'll have a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm we'll see that in one or two spots later this evening. we're tracking big changes nice and warm today, 87 comfortable humidity with a spotty shower or thunderstorm. tuesday, hot and humid, 90, wednesday, 92. it will be the first time we hit 90 since back in september. it's been a while. wednesday, thursday, friday, chance for a shower or thunderstorm. look at the weekend looks great. summer arrives saturday, 83, comfortable. sunday, clouds and sun, 83. >> the city of san antonio is celebrating the spurs 5th nba championship. the spurs finished off the miami heat with an easy 104-87 win in texas. after the game, the point guard tony parker said this
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championship is the sweetest of the four he won in san antonio. >> that's why i say the sweetest one, because it's unbelievable to win seven years ago and to be so close last year, it was very cruel. that's the beauty of sports, sometime it tough and sometime it can be beautiful today. >> labron james heads to free agency during off season. labron in philadelphia? i guess we could dream. >> could we afford him? >> a lot of questions. >> up next the family that said the fast food place forced their daughter to take the order to go. >> the world cup, here's a recap! ♪
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>> kentucky fried chicken is investigating claims that a child was told to leave one of the restaurants because of her appearance. 3-year-old victoria was hurt during a dog attack in april. an employee ordered her out of the restaurant in jackson, mississippi because her facial scars disturbed the other customers. the company apologized and
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donated $30,000 to help with the medical bills. >> hundreds packed a church for a memorial celebrating maya angelou. the gospel choir in san francisco led the ceremony. her son was in attendance, she was the first african-american trolley car conductor in that city. >> interesting information. >> accuweather is next, there's word we could reach 900 for the first time this year. >> katherine scott has more on the septa riders and how the white house got involved to keep the regional rails rolling. >> reporter: that's right, tam, regional rail trains are rolling this morning after a one-day strike over the wee
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david is off, karen is here along with matt. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we've a great start to the day, i'm soaking up the sunshine. it's 66 in philadelphia. 54 in allentown. 49 in poconos. 57 in trenton. along the boardwalk in ac, 67. 64 in dover. we're off to a good looking start to the day. satellite and radar confirming that. nothing more than a few high clouds mixing in. as you look to the northwest we have showers and clouds. we have a frontal boundary that will slip through later today and change things a little bit for us, and set up a different pattern for this coming week. 89:00 a.m., 75. bright sunshine. noon, 82. beautiful and pretty low humidity, too. 3:00 p.m., 86 degrees a few clouds mixing in, maybe you start to feel a touch humid. 6:00 p.m., mostly cloudy skies with a shower in one or two places. the high today is 87. we're turning up the heat this
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week. wait until you see the numbers coming up in the accuweather seven day. the first time we hit 90 this time this year. >> reporter: very exciting times. this morning we're watching people pulling themselves from the jersey shore kicking enscreaming heading back to work. everything is crowded on the 42 freeway. especially from 535. there's a chunk of slow-moving traffic giving us a seven minute delay on the northbound travel time it's only going to get worse. in swedesboro, gloucester county, a crash is block 322 swedesboro road near the new jersey turnpike. use back creek road or franklinville road to the south to get around that blockage. in galloway township atlantic county overturned vehicle crash
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past the ac service area taking out the right lane. expect delays. delays on i-95 by cottman. coming north there's a disabled vehicle blocking the off ramp. in west conshohocken balligomingo road is closed because of a downed tree. the blue route, eastbound is heavy heading into the curve, the sun glare is not helping us this morning. >> one man is in the hospital in stable condition after being shot inside a north philadelphia bar. the action cam was on the scene of the 2700 block of north 2nd street. a second person suffered injuries when the crowd tackled someone during the shooting. the search for the shooter goes on. president obama derailed a one day strike on the regional transit line. katherine scott is live at the
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bala station with ryder reaction. >> reporter: good morning, tam, a lot of riders word about how they were going to get to work. the strike lasted one day 12:01 saturday, by 4:00 a.m. sunday regional rail trains started rolling again after engineers and electrical workers were back to work. 400 workers haven't had contracts in five years. they wanted an additional 3% on top of the raises septa is offering and retro pay. governor corbett went to president obama to sign an executive order to create a 3 member board to hear the arguments of the unions. commuters were glad to hear that. >> i'm glad to hear that, i don't have to take the 66 bus
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and the el, which i don't wanted to. >> reporter: normal operations resumed yesterday morning, normal trains are back rolling. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> the pentagon is poised for action as the crisis in iraq continues. three u.s. warships are in the persian gulf. sunni militants are moving toward being. embassy staffers are relocating while marines are helping with security. the instability with from islamic militants taking hold of northern territories. they have posted graphic photos appears to show fighters kidnapping and killing scores of iraqi soldiers. the homeland security commit supports american intervention. >> a diplomat intervention between the sunnies and shi'a
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and kurds. president obama sailed he will not send troops on the ground. iraq's prime minister vowed to liberate every inch of the captured territory. legislators are calling for tighter commercial truck regulations. they want to appeal legislation that would relax rules for truckers in response to the crash on the new jersey turnpike that killed one man and injured tracy morgan. the truck that caused the crash had not slept more than 24 hours. a new city avenue paving project begins tomorrow. crews will be milling between bala avenue and the schuylkill expressway at 7:00 p.m. at night and 5:00 a.m. in the morning. on thursday, the brother of ex-trenton mayor tony mack is
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expected to report to prison in ohio. raphael mack will serve a 30 month of month sentence. tony mack will serve four years and 10 months behind bars, the pair have appealed their sentences. >> the passengers on board a germany bound flight should get to their destination following an emergency return to philadelphia international airport. this was the view from sky6 live hd as the flight 427 touched down last night. the pilot turned around when the landings gear would not retrack. they circled overhead for two hours until they dumped fuel. "action news" viewers sent us video of the plane hovers over their homes. the fuel vaporized before it hit the ground. no injuries were reported. >> karen rogers is here to talk about a really nice weekend and
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another nice weekend coming up. >> reporter: but first we have to turn up the heat for the first time this year. storm tracker 6 live double scan around the region. we'll be using double scan to track storms later on this evening. let's go outside and start the day off right, looking live sky6 live hd in center city. looking for a cloud, nothing but blue skies out there, a gorgeous way to start the day and the workweek. here's what's ahead looking at the headlines. a summer-like pattern it's going to turn humid this afternoon and more so tomorrow. we're expanding the heat, wait until you see the numbers coming up in the seven day forecast. starting off now, 66 degrees, comfortable, many of the suburbs just in the 50s at this point. the dewpoint is fairly comfortable, 54 degrees. you're not feeling the humidity just yet. once you get to 60 or so, you'll feel the humidity. the winds are calm and the
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pressure, 30.13 inches. up north we have a few clouds streaming in. we have a frontal boundary that will slip through this afternoon, so we'll see a few clouds add in and maybe a shower by the evening hours. here's how the numbers will play out during the day, 8:00 a.m., 72. 11:00 a.m., 80 degrees. 2:00 p.m., 85 degrees with a few clouds. 6:00 p.m., 86 degrees with a chance for a shower or thunderstorm. our high today is 87. we look at highs around the region. along the coastline here we're expecting temperatures in the upper 70s down the shore or cape may or ac. dover, 86 degrees, along the coastline in new jersey we expect the numbers to hold in the upper 70s. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, it is nice and warm today, 87 degrees for your high. we start out sunny. the evening hours it's cloudy. a chance for a shower or
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thunderstorm. tomorrow we turn up the heat, hot and humid, 90 degrees. partly sunny skies, wednesday hot and humid, 92 degrees with a chance of a shower or thunderstorm. thursday, clouds and sun, a front comes through, 87 with a couple of showers or thunderstorms. friday pretty nice, partly sunny, 84 a channels of a shower, the weekend looks great. saturday summer officially arrives at 6:50. 83 degrees not terribly humid. sunday, clowrldz and sunshine -- clouds and sunshine, also a high of 83. a chance of shower by the day's end. a look at the workweek, it's going to be rather steamy. >> armed gunman go on attack in a small coastal town in kenya. >> police get involved in a face off during the world cup. matt. >> reporter: drivers delayed on
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30 bypass. in chester county we'll talk about the closure of 495 and i-95 as well. when "action news" con
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steamy 87 degrees today. >> it's about the time that traffic starts to build, let's go over to matt pellman, good morning. >> reporter: things were motoring so nicely and then this happened. in gloucester county a bad crash involving a tractor-trailer in woolwich township that is blocking 322 by the new jersey turnpike. the crash involved a tractor-trailer and another car, so you're forced to detour around. a lot of you going to tomlin station road to get around that. stay on back creek road a bit to the south or farther south on franklinville road all alternates to 322 which remains blocked by the new jersey turnpike. let's go over to delaware. travel time on i-95 northbound through wilmington, 6 minute delay you know why it is, the on going closure of 495 between terminal avenue and 1th street. we're in the beginning phases of this, we've got months of this
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495 closure still to come. check out i-95 by cottman avenue. check out the sun glare. bright morning out there. we have a broken down vehicle on the ranch on i-95 northbound by cottman, off to the side. we're jammed from bridge to girard avenue. many speeds in the teens. speaking of girard on the northbound side don't forget tonight is the night when they extend the northbound construction zone toward allegheny avenue. speaking of construction, tacony-palmyra bridge will have construction all week long. it may not be your best bridge bet this week. use the betsy ross bridge. on chestnut between 10th an 11 by jeff there's a crane blocking the street stay with us on market to get around that problem. tam. >> thank you, matt. this is breaking overseas, a terrorist group is being held responsible for a deadly attack
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in kenya. 48 people were killed when the somali militant group set two hotels on fire and sprayed bullets into a bank. u.s. soccer team plays the first world cup match facing ghana. you can watch it tonight at 6:00 p.m. on espn. protests battled police outside the stadium as argentina face bosnia. police used tear gas to disburses the crowd. they are protesting the money spent on the world cup saying it should have been used for schools and hopts. a pennsylvania state trooper had a serious accident while on vacation four years ago and left her paralyzed from the
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>> reporter: can you hear the brakes squealing in it's that time of the morning time to hit the brakes on 422, crowded situation eastbound from 29 to oaks and 23. the normal stuff we're cruised to. not used to this, downed tree in west conshohocken continues to close balligomingo road stay with us on -- subway buses and
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trolleys schedules went into effect yesterday. >> reporter: let's check the travel forecast as you head out the door. a comfortable 66 degrees at philadelphia international. a good amount of sunshine. boston, chicago, atlanta, newark, no delays, or nyc where it's 65 degrees and feeling comfortable. we have a good start to the workweek. lots of sunshine for the first half of the day. 9:00 a.m., 75. noon, 82 warming up nicely, faicial l fairly comfortable humidity, 3:00 p.m., 86 degrees, 6:00 p.m., 85 degrees, a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm in one or two spots. >> it's time to check in with "g.m.a." and see what's coming up. robin roberts, joining us live from the "g.m.a." studios.
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>> reporter: they are pulling me out of the bullpen, glad to be with you. out of control we're talking about the wildfires out west forces hundreds of families to flee their homes we're live with the details. the situation in iraq is becoming more intense by the hour, jihady forces closing in 6 miles away from the being. u.s. embassy on alert our martha rat raddatz is live from being. jet blue a passenger was restrained, and the company had to apologize for the flight attendant refusing to let her use the restroom. >> u.s.a. ready to take center stage, we have so much more on all that, the conditions they are facing before the big game
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>> top stories investigators say an early-morning house fire in south jersey appears suspicious. the fire badly damaged the home in waterford works camden county. police are questioning a number of people. septa rail lines are back on track, 400 workers are back to work after president obama ordered them to return to their jobs. he appointed a mediator board to solve the execute dispute. >> reporter: tacony-palmyra up for an opening and old york road is closed because of a vehicle fire. >> reporter: no weather related problems 67 degrees in philadelphia. feeling comfortable looking at the day ahead. starting off with bright sunshine, 8:00 a.m., 72.
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11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m., 86 with a spotty shower or thunderstorm around. >> i'm so glad that's awful cold days of winter are so far behind us. >> why would you mention that. >> we hope you enjoy the warmth. we'll see you in 30 minutes.
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. good morning, america. happening now, fire fighters battling a fast-moving inferno on steep and rugged terrain in california. a thousand homes in its path. the flames over the ridge. >> i don't like it one bit. >> 2,000 acres scorched. and breaking, u.s. marines head into iraq to protect the american embassy. islamic imilitants bearing down on baghdad. martha raddatz is right there. nightmare in the air. an out of control passenger on a cross-country flight caught on camera. suddenly waking up and losing it, crawling over seats. and rush in, the pilot


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