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stephanie: right now on news 9, candidates are campaigning in iowa ahead of the caucuses tomorrow. >> we are in this race until the convention. >> i am fighting. i am fighting for our country. hayley: stephanie: we are lies in iowa with exclusive interviews with hillary clinton, donald trump, and bernie sanders. in the granite state, our poll shows trump and sanders leading among new hampshire voters. how campaigns are stepping up efforts before next week' s primary. hayley: the workweek starts out mild with rain showers passing through, then tracking a bigger store midweek. stephanie: the zika virus, causing concern for travelers, and new hampshire families canceling vacation plans because of the outbreak. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> no one covers new hampshire
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now wmur news 9 tonight. stephanie: the countdown to the caucus is on. until results come in. presidential candidates made their final pitches to iowans. i am stephanie woods. mcelveen' s law -- live in des moines. josh? caucuses, we have new numbers that show where the candidates in both races stand in new hampshire. this was a frenzied day for the candidates in iowa. just before the voting begins in the election. i had the opportunity to go one-on-one with donald trump, hillary clinton, and bernie sanders, just not at the same time. >> great to see you, sir. on board his bus after a busy day that still wasn'
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over his remarkable rise. >> given the fact that we started 40 or 50 points behind hillary clinton, i think we have done really well. josh: while critics say he has no plan for foreign policy, he will be ready day one. >> i think my judgment is pretty good. we will have great people around in conducting a foreign policy be proud of. josh: while she wouldn' criticize him directly, hillary clinton says foreign policy is the difference maker. >> i think i' m the best prepared, best ready person to be commander-in-chief. josh: if you lose iowa and new hampshire, does the race become more tricky? >> we are going to see what happens. it' s tight. then i' m getting up on an airplane as soon as we finish in iowa, and i' m coming to new hampshire. josh: earlier in the day, republican front runner donald trump preceded this rally with a
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>> i feel great. we are having such a response. josh: trump insisted he can unite the gop if he wins the nomination. country. we have an amazing country, just to bring the country back. >> we are here because we are bankrupting our kids. josh: texas senator ted cruz, the closest candidate to trump in new hampshire and iowa, stayed busy as anyone with events across the state and late into the night. leave iowa and had to new hampshire with the wind at their back, but the reality is, some candidates could use the boost more than others. stand in both races in new hampshire, this is the latest from our wmur/cnn poll. the primary, bernie sanders
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hampshire with 57 percent of likely democratic voters saying they would give sanders their vote, a steep climb for hillary clinton. 61 percent of likely republicans are undecided, but donald trump remains firmly atop the gop field at 30%. carly fiorina, rand paul, and ben carson, all in need of an amazing week in new hampshire. tomorrow, we will know the winners of the iowa caucuses. we will know who surprised, who didn' t, and whose campaigns might be in trouble. we' ll continue our live report starting tomorrow at 5:00. i am josh mcelveen, wmur news 9. stephanie: new jersey governor chris christie is also campaigning in iowa today.
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hall meeting in sioux city. iowa governor terry branstad introduced kristi at another event. the gop hopeful bashed donald trump. christie will return to the granite state tomorrow. there is a little more than a week to go until the first in the nation primary. candidates will turn their attention to new hampshire this week. mike cronin tells me what canvassers were doing this weekend. mike: even though most of the candidates were not in new hampshire this weekend, their volunteers are campaigning, making phone calls every night, trying to reach as many voters as possible. leaving his competitors in iowa, ohio governor john kasich continued campaigning in new hampshire as he approaches 100 town halls in the state. >> whether i win or not, i believe in this process. i believe the folks in new hampshire are the best screeners america can have. mike: add bow elementary school,
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tax rates, reduce spending, and address climate change if elected president. >> we don' t have to police the world, and we don' t want to control the world, but just like a good mom or dad, we have to lead as an adult country. that is our destiny is america. mike:mike: after dropping out of the race a month ago, south carolina senator lindsey graham is back supporting jeb bush. he talked to veterans in manchester. graham says bush is best prepared for the job and stands up to donald trump. >> everything donald trump is telling you about immigration is impossible to do. done. when donald trump says, ban all muslims, the enemy loves that the faith. >> i need your help. mike: in the democratic race, u.s. secretary of labor tom perez rallied hillary clinton volunteers in concord as her campaign continues canvassing throughout the state.
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to get on the phone and talk to tough talk that we need to talk with some of our other countries who we are working to build a better world with. she knows on a one how to build a better economy. mike: as we enter the final stretch, campaigns say they will be working as hard as possible. mike cronin, wmur news 9. stephanie: tomorrow, many candidates are returning to new hampshire. governor john kasich will continue campaigning with town halls in rochester, portsmouth, and loudoun. governor chris christie is kicking off a bus tour with a townhall in nashua. you can follow all the presidential candidates using the candidate tracker on wmur.com. we certainly hope you got out and enjoyed the warm weather today in the granite state. we are taking a live look in portsmouth right now where it is 40 degrees late into the night. meteorologist hayley lapoint tells us if this warmth is going to stick around.
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the sunshine, maybe not. we have a weak storm system that is going to press through tomorrow. look at these high temperatures we reached today. 56, nashua. 52, concord. even up in whitefield and berlin, temperatures were in the 40' s. here is where we stand. at this hour, people are still in the mid-40' s. 34 in concord. 32 degrees, laconia. there are the rain showers. there might be a couple moving across northern areas of the state. otherwise, we are mostly cloudy. most of the day tomorrow, cloudy, but there will be some peaks of sunshine. by recess for the kids, temperatures in the upper 40' s, close to 50 degrees when they are jumping off the school bus.
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the cold air returns and the timing of another storm system ahead. hayley: stephanie: hooksett police received multiple reports of an explosion this afternoon, but they can' t figure out what it was. 911 calls came in reporting the sound of a loud boom in the south end. after an extensive search, no hazards or problems were found. anyone with more information should contact hooks it fire or police. police are looking for an arsonist who broke into cars and set them on fire in portsmouth. starting late friday night into saturday afternoon -- [no audio] police are reminding you to lock your car' s and report any suspicious activity to them. a manchester fire says both stores call just before 1:30 about a
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firefighters rushed to south willow street and found above average levels of carbon monoxide inside the stores and even act you would them for an hour. fire officials believe a demolition crew at the michael' s location next door was improperly exhausting power equipment, and diesel leaked into the stores. both stores are now open. for people are recovering after a ski lift accident at granite gorge in roxbury. the keen fire department says at 2:30, two ski lift chairs collided, trapping to people. firefighters helped to lower the four people involved off the chair left. four people were hurt, too taken to cheshire medical center for a valuation. the state will need to take -- visit the ski lift. a missing snowmobiler was found today. 74-year-old stephen russell of vermont left middles field, new hampshire, planning to go to pose book mountain camps in
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authorities began to search for him. new hampshire fish and game says russell became lost, but fortunately this morning, another snowmobiler found him. as the zika virus is spreading across central and south america, 36 americans have been sickened. the virus is carried by a species of mosquitoes and has been linked to birth defects. the biggest risk is to pregnant women, and some are deciding to change their travel plans. this family in londonderry was headed to st. thomas, but they have canceled their trip because of a pregnant family member. >> my doctor advised me that she would tell us not to go on the trip if the zika virus came too close to the area were in the area. stephanie: important to note is that public health officials say new hampshire does not have the kind of mosquitoes that can transport the zika virus, but the state is preparing to assist those who may become infected elsewhere.
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the murder of a 13-year-old, a second virginia text student facing charges in connection with her death. >> i get to meet real bruins players. stephanie: former bruins players hit the ice in new hampshire for a great cause. hayley: rain showers instead of snow showers. you can see them off to the west. i will talk about the timing of them you know the basic bargain of america is if you work hard, and you do your part, you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead. but so many families don't feel like their hard work pays off. that's not the way america is supposed to operate. i want to go to bat for
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get incomes rising... get equal pay for women... cut the cost of health caret and child care so people canr actually get ahead. hillary clinton, she has what it takes to get things done. i'm hillary clinton and i
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stephanie: a second virginia tech student is in police custody, arrested in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl. 19-year-old natalie keepers is being held without bond on one felony count of disposal of a dead body. another virginia tech student, david eisenhower is charged in the murder of nicole level. based on evidence collected today, we have determined that eisenhower and the call were acquainted prior to their disappearance. eisenhower used the relationship to his advantage. stephanie: facing off against a local team that is good for a
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bruins alumni classic, and it benefits the people who play in the program. >> it' s just a pretty incredible thing when you look at the guys to do. stephanie: former boston bruins came to saint and some college biggest fans. krista who speaks through an ipad says she loves watching the game and meeting boston legends. >> i think it is very cool i get to meet real bruins. stephanie: the bruins alumni team is facing off against the crotchet mountain wild in the sixth annual boston bruins alumni classic. the game raises money for the crotchet mountain successful reaction and sports program to provide outdoor activities for people with disabilities. jeff garfinkel says the fundraiser not only maintains the more than $100,000 worth of equipment they need for cycling, skiing, and kayaking, but also come it gives them more.
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if they have a disability, the fact that they can get out and do skiing or cycling -- if you s important to everyone else to see them as that individual. stephanie: former bruins captain rick middleton says he loves meeting the more than 300 people with disabilities. >> crotchet mountain is a fantastic organization. . t say enough about them. some of them played in our golf tournaments in the summer. we continue to want to do that. hopefully, they will keep inviting us back. stephanie: the boston bruins alumni association plays more than 30 games for charity each year. the black ice pond hockey tournament is being played inside today. warm weather has kept players from wearing skates on the ice
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it was a beautiful day for the end of january. many of you were getting outside and enjoying the warm temperatures. hayley: when i was driving around, just feeling the warmth, it was kind of nice. thank you to all of you for sharing these photos on the u local section of wmur.com. the unseasonably warm temperatures made it great for beach day. zack, playing in the sand. or maybe you got to go out to the big lake for some kayaking in guilford. it certainly was warm enough. stephanie: beach day and kayaking at the end of january, who would imagine? hayley: i saw a motorcyclist out there. he didn' t have a hat on or anything. he was rocking and rolling. stephanie: how long are we going to be able to enjoy this? i could keep this up until springtime rolls around. hayley: skiers aren' t saying that. it' s actually going to be quite mild as we push through the work
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look at these temperatures. 58 degrees in nashua. salem, 57. 56 in wilton. portsmouth, exeter, 55 degrees. well above the average of 32 degrees. the high temperature in concord was 52. 59 degrees, the record set in 1913. here are the temperatures right now. look at these mild temperatures at 11:30 at night. 54 degrees in nashua. it is in the lower 30' s as you get to the northern part of the state. the winds are coming right out of the southwest. you can see a light breeze at the airport in manchester.
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is bringing up the warmer air, keeping it surging in. we do have a few scattered rain showers mostly north of the notches. some of this may not be hitting the ground, but across the state, you see this light gray color. those are the clouds overhead and how it will remain for much of the overnight. temperatures won' t really cool down all that much. here is the big system on its way for tomorrow. unfortunately for the snow lovers, this isn' t going to be good. we start out tomorrow morning, 7:00 a.m., and we are beginning the day in the 30' s and the 40' s , but by the afternoon, passing clouds, maybe a few areas of drizzle or spits of rain.
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tonight, we are going to have north but rather rain and maybe a few sprinkles with s across the state. tomorrow, 40' s. 54 degrees, manchester. 56 in salem. in nashua, this is some mild, unseasonably warm air for february 1. wednesday, when this line of rain approaches, this next storm system, there may be spotty areas of freezing rain early wednesday, but then watch. as we get to the midmorning, it is all rain for everybody, and there will be heavy downpours by midday thursday. bad for the ski resorts, but hopefully their snowpack can handle this rain. temperatures look to cool down
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by friday, high temperatures will be back into the 30' s. mid-30' s next weekend. no snow in the forecast until maybe next weekend. it' s really very mild, unseasonable. stephanie: what i' m wondering about, we have all that rain on wednesday -- any chance that front could come earlier and effect -- i was going to say primary, but i' m getting ahead of myself. hayley: the caucus, yeah. it will be coming through tuesday. it will not have a huge impact on the voters, but it may impact planes coming back to new hampshire. they may be delayed getting back here. stephanie: that is going to complicate things. we' ve got to get the caucus and primary sorted out. we are talking about the all-star games with jason king.
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car repairs, home improvements, a family trip ...it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. r he's just not ready to be president.
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sports. jason: the celtics were back on for the second time in three days, this time in orlando, the celtics hoping to sweep the series after friday night. isaiah thomas makes it 14. the magic went on a run. final seconds of the third, and nick drew savage -- vucevic. they kick it out to avery bradley. he had 22. later in the fourth, the magic back up by one, and mario spots
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the wing. for good measure, aaron gordon provides the highlight of the night. he had a double-double. magic win 119-114. marcus smart led boston with 26 off the bench. it was all-star weekend in the nhl. three on three, and teams from four divisions playing two 20-minutes on to determine which teams would play for the championship. patrice played for the atlantic division. his team advanced to the title game against the pacific division. corey perry fires one inside the far post. it was four on three with the goalie paul. patrice bergeron had a chance for a deflection. pacific winds 1-0. the team gets a cool $1 million to spread around, and john scott
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a couple hyphenated teams met at cyclones arena. portsmouth-newmarket and hollis-brooklin-derry field. the warriors, trying to hang around. that made it a 4-1 game. portsmouth-newmarket, just too much. throwing one through traffic, he scores. portsmouth-newmarket wins it by final of 8-3. the nfl pro bowl was played in hawaii. seven patriots were selected, but none chose to participate. russell wilson had a good game, connecting with julio jones. wilson threw for over 160 yards and three tds. teddy bridgewater in at quarterback, he finds alan robinson of the jacksonville
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he caught two passes for 105 yards. team irvin winds 49-27. the broncos and the panthers, they have bigger fish to fry. this is what they are playing for. the vince lombardi trophy arrived in san francisco last night. 49ers great roger craig escorted the trophy into the nfl experience. both the broncos and panthers arrived in california today. >> we will stay in our routine, but we will be a lot shorter. hopefully, we are short and very sharp and continue our stuff. i want to relax. they have done the work. i want them to relax next week. >> the thing that i have told the players is, this is about super bowl 50. it' s an event. the end of the event is to play the game, and that is what we are focusing on.
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jason: nation on doherty of center, new hampshire won the gold medal in romania today. the 20-year-old won the 12.4-kilometer pursuit by nearly 30 seconds. he also took bronze in thursday' s individual and silver in saturday' s sprint. he has 10 career individual metals, making him the most decorated junior by athlete in history. doherty competed for team usa in the 2014 olympics. still to come tonight, the australian open ended with a
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because if you want a president who knows how to keep america safe... and build a stronger economy... hillary's the choice. "i'm listening to you, i'm fighting for you, and with your support, i'm going to deliver." i'm hillary clinton and i
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jason: novak djokovic is perfect in six australian open finals. he defeated andy murray in straight sets, handing murray his fifth australian open finals loss. novak djokovic has 11 grand slam titles, including four of the last five, while murray became the first man to lose five finals and one major -- in one major. stephanie: certainly warmer today than we are used to.
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just as warm, if not a degree or two warmer. a temporary cooldown tuesday. another 50-degree day with rain
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