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tom: now at 11:00, washington d.c. is bracing for up to two feet of snow from a major storm. the preparations underway in the mid-atlantic and the warning from dc' s mayor. the blizzard will mostly be a miss for new hampshire but travelers are feeling the ripple effect. advice from travel agents if your travels take you through the storm zone. mike: a quiet and chilly pattern continues across new hampshire into friday night. if it will linger into the weekend as well. tom: it' s a quintessential first in the nation scene two candidates in the same town on the same night. we take you to the town hall
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sanders and john kasich. >> no one covers new hampshire like we do. now, wmur news9 tonight. tom: crews are loading up trucks with salt right now in the mid-atlantic, as the region prepares for a massive snow storm. five governors have declared a state of emergency, as well as the mayor of washington, d.c. good evening, i' m tom griffith. the track of this storm over the last few days has it missing for the most part northern new england. the latest models have just been released. let' s get a breakdown on any changes from chief meteorologist mike haddad. mike: what are getting closer and closer to where the storm exit closest run at new hampshire about 48 hour' s now. now the computer models are split. the majority of them drive just about all the snow south of new hampshire.
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data is coming entrenched in these models, are bringing some of the snow a little farther to the north so it does bear watching. we never lock in the track and say it is 100 resent guaranteed, but it continues to drill heavy rain over the deep south. snow as far south as parts of texas and southern arkansas. here is the snow cast into mid-atlantic region. when you have a storm that massive, it only takes a wobble of about 50-100 miles and you get into that heavier snow. not calling for that right now but we could see light accumulation. we will break downwind, how much few minutes. tom: the national weather service estimates more than 50 million people could be affected
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down entirely late tomorrow night and stay closed through sunday. >> unless you absolutely have to be out tomorrow afternoon, residents and commuters to get home as early as possible on friday. during the storm and immediately after it passes, i strongly encourage residents to avoid the cleared. tom: boston will lend to truckmounted snowblowers to the d.c. area. the storm is expected to bring travel to a standstill by car, bus, train or plane. airlines in the path of the storm are preparing for mass cancellations later friday and saturday. and as jean mackin reports from the manchester boston regional airport there could be a ripple effect here. jean the big blizzard may be : staying to our south but the travel impact will reach right here.
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cancelling flights. by thursday night, just a few cancellations had cropped up for flights departing the manchester boston regional airport on friday. airlines expect planes to be grounded in the storm zone from friday afternoon through saturday. business travelers arriving home to new hampshire from new york say there was no calm before the storm getting out of the city . >> in going from the city to laguardia, the normal 25-30 minutes was an hour and 15 minutes with the traffic and everybody getting there, so it was really quite crowded. >> it was a mess. it was really crowded. we heard one announcement where they were offering $900 back with the hotel for people to get off one of the flights to charlotte. >> wonderful, i'
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thelma and louise. yes, thelma and louise. they plan to make their great winter escape after the storm passes. >> florida the end of the month. jean: but if you do have flight milne travel says airlines are offering waivers and suggests you be pro-active in shifting your schedule. we' re lucky it's not coming to boston, but its going to be affecting the pattern all the way down the east coast. try to get out earlier, if they can change their plans to get out tomorrow, or maybe after the storm on sunday. jean: it could take days for airlines to get everyone back on track. the good news, saturday is the slowest air travel day of the week. that' s still 22,000 flights across the nation. in manchester, jean mackin, wmur news9. tom: we are watching the candidates and the campaigns. new jersey debt -- governor
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decision to continue campaigning through the weekend instead of returning to the garden state were 12 counties are under a blizzard watch. late this afternoon the governor held a law enforcement roundtable in boscawen hosted by merrimack county sheriff scott hilliard, who has endorsed christie. christie says he has his eye on things but doesn' t need to be on the ground there to govern. >> i was on a call last night, i' ll be on another call tonight. if i feel like it' s necessary for me to get down there, i will but i' m not driving a plow truck, ok? we have all of our people ready to go, they know what to do. we' ve been through hurricane sandy, this cabinet, so 6-8-10-12 inches of snow on a weekend will not be something that i think will be more than we can handle. tom christie says if the : situation changes, he' ll return to new jersey. other campaigns now it happens , more often than you may think two presidential candidates campaigning in the same town. wolfeboro hosted vermont senator bernie sanders and governor john kasich who held separate events
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wolfeboro with highlights from both events. stephanie: tonight in wolfeboro, both kasich and sanders said that we need to boost the u.s. economy, but had very different ways of going about it. but even if the stock market is down, these two candidates primary polls. >> i' you haven' ll think about it. >> and a lot of the media pundits were saying well bernie sanders combs his hair outstandingly. and i want some recognition, i just got a haircut, that' s worth something. stephanie both of these : presidential candidates joked around in wolfeboro, and they' re rising in the polls. in the most recent wmur-cnn poll john kasich gained just 6% of likely voters' support, but the governor of ohio is second to donald trump in the real clear politics average. >> i think i'
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pro-john, more than i am the anti-anybody. i' m happy people come to town hall' s and sound just a little more hopeful because i went. stephanie senator bernie sanders : has a 27-point lead over hillary clinton in wmur' s recent poll with 60% of support. but that' s where the similarities end. kasich spoke to a small crowd about creating jobs, balancing the budget, and ending the more than $18 trillion national debt. >> and that was a heck of an accomplishment and when i left, we had a $5 trillion projected surplus. and guess what? they spent it all. and guess who they were? it was the republicans. stephanie: more than 850 people listen to the vermont senator speak about creating jobs and boosting the middle class, although he focused more on income inequality, big money buying elections, and low wages. >> one of the areas that we absolutely must focus on is the grotesque level of income and wealth inequality we are experiencing today.
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kasich will each hold for campaign events tomorrow. the ohio governor will make stops at franklin, tilton and ride and the senator from vermont will stop at bedford and hudson. live in wolfeboro, stephanie woods, wmur news 9. tom: more than half a dozen candidates were campaigning in new hampshire today. florida senator marco toured decco in brookline a process and mechanical contractor. after the tour, he talked to employees about why he' s running, saying he believes the country is at a turning point. former florida governor jeb bush wrapped up his day with a town hall meeting in hampton. the republican presidential candidate said he loves campaigning in new hampshire and getting to meet people who care about voting. earlier today, he toured sturm, ruger and company in newport,
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texas senator ted cruz spent the afternoon in manchester, holding a meet&greet at theo' s pizza. the republican presidential candidate wrapped up a five-day bus tour of the state today. democratic presidential candidate martin o' malley took to the phones tonight. the former maryland governor joined volunteers at a phone bank in manchester. o' malley is trailing bernie sanders and hillary clinton, but he says there are still a lot of undecided voters to win over. >> here in new hampshire this is , a place where the individual voter actually matters, where big money hasn' t taken away the election. tom o' malley spent the day in : henniker for a town hall meeting, speaking at a forum in nashua about politics and poverty, and meeting employees at timberland in stratham. to get updates on the schedules of the presidential hopefuls any time log on to the candidate tracker on right now, weare police and fish and game officers are searching for a
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officers are particularly concerned about colin quinn because it' s so cold tonight and he' s only wearing a sweatshirt. the 13-year-old has brown hair and blue eyes, he' s five-foot-three. he left home wearing black running pants with a red stripe, a black hoodie, and black sneakers. call police if you have any information. conway police are investigating a stabbing that sent a man to the hospital with serious injuries. officers are now searching for keith hutchins calling him a suspect who they want to question. hutchins is described as armed and dangerous. police say the victim had injuries to his neck and abdomen, but the injuries are not life threatening. coming up on news 9 tonight. change could be coming to the boston skyline. the iconic citgo sign , the move the building' s current owners are making that will put the sign state in someone else' s
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new hampshire takes pride in hosting the first in the nation primary. granite state voters explain why our state deserves especial position. congress doesn't regulate wall street... wall street regulates congress. it's a rigged economy that sends most new wealth to the top 1%. and it's held in place by a corrupt political system where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is funded by over two and a half million small contributions. people who know you can't level the playing field by taking more money from wall street.
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and i approve this message. join the fight to take back our government. marco rubio. he ran for senate saying he opposed amnesty... then he flipped, and worked with liberal chuck schumer to co-author the path to citizenship bill. he threatened to vote against it. he supported his own dream act and then he abandoned it. marco rubio. politician you can't trust. jeb bush. so you always know where he stands. is responsible for the
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tom: the building that' s home to boston' s iconic citgo sign is going up for sale. the current owner boston university announced today that it has hired a broker to manager the sale of several buildings in kenmore square, including the one topped by the sign. a billboard company owns the sign and leases space from b.u.. the new owners will get to decide whether to continue that lease. granite staters take pride in vetting presidential candidates in a way few other states do. it' s part of what makes new hampshire so special, voters are ready to learn, and make decisions based on months of information they' ve gathered. here' s wmur political reporter adam sexton. >> the granite state is a great place. >> they gotta come here. adam the road to the white house : begins on new hampshire' s main streets but why? why is it that a small new england state plays such an outsized role in deciding who
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we asked the voters themselves. re leaders within the nation. i really enjoy the fact that we bring up the questions, we bring up the points that really need to be discussed. adam: granite staters want more than bumperstickers, they want >> there' s all the jokes about t met them 3 times how should i know if i should vote for them? but really it gives them an inside window to how candidates act. adam for many in new hampshire : automated phone calls and campaign ads are just bull. quick you don' t any -- get any feeling or human contact from them if you' re sitting in front of the widescreen watching some advertising. >> it' s not always about what' s on the media, so if you go and see them in person, which is great that we have that opportunity in new hampshire, then you can get to know more about them. adam here the old ways survive, : like a good old fashioned yankee ability to size people up. >> i like to get a feel for whether they' re really genuine,
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what they' re doing, whether they are nice. adam not every granite stater is : a fan of the primary. some think the idea that new hampshire has a knack for spotting leadership is just spin. >> are we good? i' m not convinced that we' re so good at picking presidents. i' m not sure we' re so different, i think it' s probably related to tradition. >> i think sometimes it gets carried to extremes. adam true believers point to the : nature of citizenship here; the importance of the town meeting. >> i think we feel we' re responsible for what goes on in our towns. >> new hampshire voters are personal on the small town level. they know their selectmen, they know the trustees at the cemetery. and we expect that look in my eyes and tell me what you really mean. adam the result, an electorate : unimpressed by titles or political a claim. people quite willing to challenge those seeking to lead the free world. >> just kind of the way we are born and raised in small communities, you'
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to talk to your neighbor, so you just kind of treat those guys the same way. >> it filters out a lot of the wanna-bes because i think new england people in general kind of see through a lot of the curtains that they have up. >> we' re the first state they usually always come to, and a lot of the candidates go to individual homes, so you can get a one-on-one perspective of what they' re doing instead of going to a large auditorium. adam in a country plagued by : voter apathy new hampshire is tirelessly engaged and well-aware of the responsibility that comes with being in the first nation. s a privilege. >> if you' re not involved, then you can' t complain about the adam adam sexton, wmur news 9. :mike:
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lapse for today in market square, lots of sunshine, a knife right day. on the chilly side but seasonably so. temperature is by no means well below the average. close to the norm for this time of year. seasonably chilly right through that stretch. now we get to talk of the nor' easter. it will be tracking well to the south, as has been the case over the last few days with the storm track. there is a slight chance that the northern edge of the heavy bins of snow may wander into parts of southern new england and the northern edge of one of those bands could produce some light snow in far southern new hampshire late saturday afternoon and saturday night. right and not as cold as we go into sunday and on into monday. that' s an overview of the next few days.
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south, lower single digits in parts of new hampshire. even though the winds have come down quite a bit, still active. went chill of five below in white bill -- in mike field. -- end whitefield. 10-14 along the coast , a lot of cold air drifting in and out of canada and with that of contrasted air mass setting up shop from the southeast into and lower mississippi valley. at 36. is where the major storm is beginning to fire up. cold air wrapping in on the backside with heavy snow in parts of arkansas, of all places.
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for tonight, fair skies, sunshine all day tomorrow but not as gusty as today. once we get into saturday, the sun gives into thickening clouds. should be a bright day to start off the weekend. the closest run this nor' easter gets to new hampshire will be saturday night. it is out of here by early sunday morning. having said that, the northern edge of the snow will likely creep into northern massachusetts and may scoot over the border up to about manchester or concord. if that happens, a light accumulation of to an inch or two inches cannot be ruled out. look at all the advisories well off to the south. that is where the blockbuster snow amounts will pile up tomorrow and lasting through the day on saturday and into early sunday. light snow tries to creep into parts of southern new hampshire.
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the storm bears watching. we will call for a little bit of light snow in southern new hampshire late saturday into saturday night he read the rest of the weekend is dry and next weekend we warm-up well above freezing. stay tuned for important updates tomorrow morning. tom: we don' t have to worry about the patriots because they will be in denver for the weekend. here's the truth -- some have proposed to cut social security for the elderly and disabled vets. i disagree. in fact, not only should we not cut benefits -- we should expand them. my plan for social security increases benefits and cost of living adjustments and raises minimum payments for low-income seniors. it will ensure that all seniors can retire with dignity and respect. i'm bernie sanders,
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skating on home ice. the vancouver canucks came over from the west coast to play at td garden. the canucks scored first. ,sven barstchee in on a little breakaway never really got a good shot off, but the puck went in anyway 1-0 vancouver after late 2nd period, the bruins are one. able to tie it up jimmy hayes scores on a wrister 11th goal of the season for number 11. 1-1 after 2 periods. the bruins were down in the 3rd but they tie it up after a vancouver turnover, patrice bergeron sets brad marchand up for the wrister. but here is the game winner and check out the passing by the canucks results in an open shot, and a good rebound goal for daniel sedin . they add an empty netter. vancouver beats the bruins 4-2 tonight we are talking about the gronk as we gear up for the patriots afc championship game in denver. the pats big tight end rob gronkowski is a difference maker. defensive backs around the
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tackle the big guy is to go low and take them out at the knees. we can expect to see that on sunday. >> it' s a simple question, how do you tackled him? that' s only way you can, hit him in the legs. >> just got to get low, get my shoulder down, just protect myself in anyway when i see a lot of guys coming, when i know that got a chance, possibly just go down on that play. >> he is one of the funniest dudes. he is a good guy, real good. exactly how he is on commercials and everything, that is how he is in real life. jamie this will be the 47th game : alltime between the teams, with denver leading the series 26-20. it will be the 5th playoff meeting between the rivals, with
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let' s get to that huge showdown in division iii. undefeated hopkinton high hosted 7-1 conant the orioles of conant came out crashing the boards brandon ford goes up high for the putback and ford had the motor running early after the miss from 3 on on the wing. good play for the hawks conant as they lose control, and kevin mcgrath makes the steal, ahead to jacob rockwood for the layin 2nd time this week conant knocked off an undefeated team and they beat highly regarded taliban high school hockey this tuesday. afternoon exeter against central exeter ties it up grace allen with a shot that goes wide.
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this week' s hometown hero is a state wrestling champion from bedford, bobby heald is a senior heavyweight for the bulldogs. as a sophomore he won the division two title at 220 he wants to wrestle at west point. >> a try to use must be to my advantage. technique is really important. it' s something i' ve improved over the all season and carry into my senior year. it' s really an advantage to have really good technique in the sport.
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