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it's tuesday, february 9th, coming up on "early today," official voting has already begun in new hampshire, the candidates scrambling for what may be a make or break day. nigh details on the monster storm. president obama gets serious about fighting the zika virus. plus peyton hits disney after 112 million americans watched super bowl 50. drones over take piloted aircraft. and it's fat tuesday. "early today" starts right now. good morning. l eyes on new hampshire today as
first in the nation primary and for the 100th time voters in the tiny town voted at midnight, all nine of them. john kasich personally called all nine. he was the only candidate to hold an event in the town. kasich actually won while sanders swept it with four, hillary clinton, 0. and overall, sanders has the early upper hand over clinton, 17-9, while kasich, trump and cruz are in a three-way tie. donald trump is in more hot water, this time over his repetition of a use of a derogatory term describing ted cruz. we shouldd warn you, viewers may find this offensive. >> she just said a terrible thing. you know what she said?
want to -- okay. you're not allowed to say and i never expect to hear that from you again, she said i never expect to hear that from you again. she said he's a pusz osse, that's terrible. >> i'm blushing. how are we allowed to say that? and he's been touting building a giant border wall with mexico. former mexican president has harsh words for that plan. >> mexican people, we are not going to pay any single cent for such a stupid wall and they need to know that. >> trump is the clear frontrunner in new hampshire but the fight for seksd cond place is now a toss up between cruz, kasich, bush, rubio and christie.
n . >> rubio flying high after iowa is in damage control mode for the criticism he received over his repeated talking points during saturday's debate. our own lester holt asked him about. >> but in repeating it over and over again, it played to the issue that you're a bit contrived, rehearsed. >> and understand people when they're running for office are going to say whatever they need say. >> to see a head line to say you choked. >> but that's just part of the process. >> on the other side of the aisle, the race is getting more personal with clinton attacking the sanders campaign saying they're being sexist. and hillary stating a recent
something she addressed last night. >> i have no idea what they're talking about or who they're talking to. we're going to take stock but it's going to be the campaign i've got. i'm very committed to them, they're committed to doing the best we can. we're going to take stock, what works, what doesn't work. we're moving into a more diverse electorate. it would be malpractice to say what worked? what do we need to do new and different that we have to pull out? >> and currently 538 has sanders odds of winning at greater that 99%. and even though it shows sanders with a large lead, let's not forget she did pull off a stunning upset last time. tracie, good morning. looking at? >> reporter: let's start with
this is where hillary clinton, in 2008, became the comeback kid. she was not forecasted to win president obama. this time she's double digits behind bernie sanders as she's able to get out of new hampshire, not winning but losing by single digits. they're going to consider that a success and move on to what she just said like more diverse areas like south carolina and she has huge leads down there. and on the other side, it's a fight. cruz and rubio at the top of that list and then we have john kasich doing so much better here than iowa and in one poll already in second place. he's a possibility to come in second here. along with jeb bush and maybe
why you're seeing him really go after rubio so far. so it's a four and maybe five way tie for the second. and they're expecting a big turn out. >> tracie potts, thanks. flint, michigan is seeing its first led contamination lawsuit. daughter sophia showed high levels of led at her one year check up. they were threatened with child protective surfaces if the levels didn't decrease. the test was done after they switched the water to the river later to have found caused pipe cu curosion. locol local officials have declined to comment. thousands of passengers
biggest cruise ships are expected to arrive back at shore. more than 6,000 were ordered to take cover. they tweeted images including overturned furniture and shattered glass. none seriously injured. and royal caribbean is promising full refunds. president obama is asking congress for nearly $2 billion to fight the zika virus, much of it going to the cdc for mosquito control, vaccine research. it's spread to 26 countries in the america. it's thought to cause severe birth defects. as new hampshire voters head to their polling places a winter storm is moving up the coast. blizzard conditions were confirmed on nantucket with
folks heading to primaries could see up to eight inches of the white stuff. and great to see you, rafael but are we going to make it to the polling places? >> they will make it. it's moving away now. we have another storm but it's much weaker. light snow breaking out from the northwest to the great lakes. that's the trend later on today. mainly light snow and 32 in boston, 36 in new york city. 22 in chicago. chilly but dry for mardi gras and hot out west, near 90 in los angeles. here's a look at your primary forecast. no major weather in new hampshire, port smith 40 degrees. and a look at tomorrow, frigid. 11 in minneapolis and a light snow lingers across the northeast. still hot out west.
that's a look at your national forecast, now here's a look at your weather. and chilly with more light snow across the northeast. we could have impacted travel from philadelphia, slushy roads towards new york city, chilly in the southeast, temperatures in the 30s in atlanta. forecast. >> thanks, rafael. two trains collided head on, leaving four dead and dozens injured. details up next. plus, new details on johnny manziel's latest legal troubles and you're watching "early today." y." bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence? if so, you may be gearcentric. someone who knows that the right office gear helps you do great things. and there's one place that has
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court documents say she she and her husband held young women. and he had owned mueller. she is currently in iraqi custody for terror related activities. the north korean satellite is now quote tumbling in orbit. north koreaens celebrated the launch with fireworks and it reportedly flew over the super bowl an hour after the game ended in san francisco. today is the last day of the mardi gras season. in new orleans, hoards of revlers are getting ready for . good morning, sarah. >> reporter: good morning. you know, the celebration and security both unprecedented.
right now, some people starting, some haven't stopped and more than a million people expected here in the big ize gize ize easy. the costumes. the parades and of course the beads. all part of an iconic mardi gras experience. a feast for the eyes and ears. >> beyond. >> definitely beyond our expectations. >> reporter: bringing locales and visitors a lot. >> you get to know where they coming from. >> reporter: security is tighter than ever before with so much surveillance, fbi says visitors should always assume they're being filmed. and many officers undercover. >> we want you to have a good
violent behavior. >> reporter: it's been cool and rainy but not enough to cancel any of the scheduled event. not even slowing the celebration. and all of this that you're seeing right now live on bourbon street ads up to big bucks for the local economy. an estimated $840 million in economic impact. that is a reason for businesses to celebrate, at least once this mardi gras madness wears out. >> thanks. let's get down to business. according to the federal aviation administration, there are now more registered drones than registered piloted aircraft. the agency has registered more than 325,000 drone owners since launching the program last year. there are 300,000 registered aircraft.
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: good morning, everybody. back to work maybe after a snow day for you on this tuesday. we have lots in store on "today in new england." >> sarah: here are some of the stories we're working on for you. it's primary day in new hampshire. the first results are already in. dixville notch, one of three small towns to cast their votes at midnight. we'll show you who is out to an early lead. >> christa: breaking news from overseas. two commuter trains involved in a head-on crash. this happened in germany. right now news reports from that country say at least four people are dead. injured. ism kids in boston are going back to school today after having two snow days making for a long weekend. the city got about six inches and more snow fell on the south
there are still some delays and those will be scrolling at the bottom of your screen this morning. >> christa: a lot of those kids have school vacation coming up next week. kids. >> christa: lots of family not. >> chris: parents are like go back to school, give me next four days off, and don't give me any snow days over next four days. i don't think we will have any more snow days. we picked up a solid 8 to 10 inches of snow from plymouth to the vineyard. east wareham 8 inches. 7 inches in new bedford. close to 6 in the city of boston. officially 6.4 inches of snow in boston. north weymouth had 7. chelmsford, concord, worcester close to 5.5, 6 inches. through metrowest, that was the theme, a lot of 5s and 6s showing up on the board. not completely flake-free this morning. we have a couple light snow showers working through metro west, stretching out across outer route 2. this will work its way up into southern new hampshire. not particularly heavy, but with
light dusting out of it and you just could create a couple slick spots with that on some of the the driveway. if you shoveled it off last night, likely with a little light snow overnight, you saw that driveway covered back up with a dusting of snow. anyway, energy to the south and west of us will provide on wednesday. temperatures right now in boston 20 degrees. 16 in worcester. 23 in plymouth. the wind a lot lighter this morning. generally out of the north at 6 to 12mph. the wind not nearly as breezy and active as it was yesterday. getting the kiddos ready for the bus, boots. you need snow boots. winter gear certainly needed throughout the day. temperatures topping off near 30 degrees. bitter blast by the weekend. more on the forecast as "today in new england" starts right now. >> christa: at 5:00 a.m. on this tuesday, it's decision day up in new hampshire. results already coming in as voters in the granite state hit the polls. >> sarah: and flooding fears subsiding along the south shore